Re: Magical "Appears"

Subject: Re: Magical "Appears"
From: Len Olszewski <saslpo -at- UNX -dot- SAS -dot- COM>
Date: Fri, 18 Feb 1994 09:12:10 -0500

Kathleen Nosbisch asks:


> How do you say where the member is located?

> Our engineers here like to say the following:

> The XXXXX member appears withing the YYYYY data set.

> I have a problem with the "appears." In my mind, the member doesn't
> "appear" there - it *IS* there.

> How do you handle this wording?


Our software runs on mainframes. We handle it by saying

"XXXXX is a member of the YYYYY PDS."

Or something like that. That help?

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