Remember "persist the data "?

Subject: Remember "persist the data "?
From: Nancy Allison <maker -at- verizon -dot- net>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Thu, 14 Jun 2007 14:18:42 -0500 (CDT)

I finally got into the document in enough depth to be able to question the engineer about the use of "persist the data . . ."

While I recognize that this use of "persist" can express a legitimate concept, it turns out that "store" will do quite as well in our particular sentence: "The application server uses business logic to parse the data and persist it to/store it in the database."

To keep my own hair from catching fire whenever I glance at that sentence, I am changing it to "store it in," with the developer's blessing.

Cheerful now!


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