RE: "to persist data"

Subject: RE: "to persist data"
From: John Posada <jposada01 -at- yahoo -dot- com>
To: Andrew Warren <awarren -at- synaptics -dot- com>, Chris Vickery <cvickery -at- arenasolutions -dot- com>, Nancy Allison <maker -at- verizon -dot- net>
Date: Mon, 4 Jun 2007 16:47:33 -0700 (PDT)

> > Maybe "preserve", "maintain", "transfer" or "propagate"?
> "Preserve" is an excellent choice that precisely captures the
> meaning.

I don't know if I agree. I mean, that's what it means, but not

Where I see the difference is "preserve" is too permanent. Give you
an example...when you install some Microsoft software, it goes
through the installation, then asks you to reboot. When you do, as
soon as it gets to a specific point, the installation process
continues because the settings it needed persisted. However, as soon
as they were no longer needed, they, in effect, went away.

They weren't preserved...if they were, you could retrieve them.

Does any of this make sense?

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