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I entirely concur and *second that emotion*. > Chris
On Wed, Oct 15, 2008 at 8:47 AM, John Posada <jposada99 -at- gmail -dot- com> wrote:
> 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?
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