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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.
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