Re: "Picklist"

Subject: Re: "Picklist"
From: "John Posada" <jposada99 -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: "Nancy Allison" <maker -at- verizon -dot- net>
Date: Wed, 15 Oct 2008 11:47:01 -0400

It's been around for a long time, but it has a specific meaning.

In order fulfillment (think Barnes and Nobel when you place an order
for 5 books), an order comes in to the warehouse for a list of items
to fill the order.

That list is a picklist. Someone goes through the warehouse and picks
various items off the shelf to fill the order.. It might be automated,
but the concept is similar.

Any other context is not quite right, but in the right context, it is
the only appropriate term.

On Wed, Oct 15, 2008 at 11:11 AM, Nancy Allison <maker -at- verizon -dot- net> wrote:
> Have just come across this word for the first time. I find it . . .
> unpleasant.
> Do you use this term? Surely "listbox" or just plain "list" are the
> usual terms. Or has this word been around and I've just missed it?

John Posada
Senior Technical Writer
NYMetro STC President

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