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-> I'm fairly new to this list, so forgive me if this subject has been
-> discussed before. Is there any industry-standard for the use of the
-> words "upload" and "download"?
Copying files from your computer to another computer: UPLOAD
Copying files from another computer to your computer: DOWNLOAD
Authority: I write docs for Wildcat! and QmodemPro, for Mustang
-> How are these terms used in your publications? Does anyone know the
-> origins of these terms? Too late now to change industry jargon, but
-> wouldn't it have been simpler to use "transmit" and "receive" to desc
-> these actions?
I prefer "send"/"transmit" and "receive", but the up/download
terminology is too well entrenched to try and change it now.
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