Re: "to persist data"

Subject: Re: "to persist data"
From: Evelyn Lee Barney <evbarney -at- comcast -dot- net>
To: Nancy Allison <maker -at- verizon -dot- net>
Date: Mon, 4 Jun 2007 18:39:00 -0400

That's an odd one! The context seems to imply it means both to maintain the data, and to transfer it without alteration. I hope someone here has a more accurate definition.


> While I understand that our geekier siblings are happy with
> this term, I'd like to stick with English as much as possible.
> (Is joke! Mostly.) What does "to persist data" mean? To move
> it? To retain it unchanged? Is there a Regular English verb
> that expresses the same meaning?

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