Re: Technical adj. stack question

Subject: Re: Technical adj. stack question
From: William Blank <wmblank -at- JUNO -dot- COM>
Date: Mon, 31 Mar 1997 01:05:19 EST

> Objects are stored in a multi-tiered, dynamically hashed, persistent
> storage susbsystem.
>
> Objects are stored in a persistent subsystem that is structured in
> multiple tiers and uses dynamic hashing to provide fast scalable access
> to data.

Having lurked through the whole original thread, I now see the problem in
a different light.

Not understanding anything at all about multi-tiered, dynamically hashed,
persistent storage, the sentence structure of the original is just fine.
I know that if I knew what hashed and persistent were, I'd understand the
sentence. The re-write adds 13 words which make the sentence cumbersome.
Even if I knew those terms, I'd have to read the sentence four times to
get the jist.

Bill Blank
wmblank -at- ix -dot- netcom -dot- com

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