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On Wed, Aug 20, 2008 at 11:42 PM, Eric Scheid
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> On 20/8/08 10:56 PM, "Cristóbal Palmer" <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
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> > Personally I've seen "import" in that context too many times to answer
> > "download" and have it feel right.
>
> hmm .. I would "download" from the camera, a process which makes lots of
> files in folders, and then "import" them into my photo management software.
>
> If your process short circuits those two actions, then referring to it as
> "importing" makes sense.
>
> e.
>

In the case where we are taking files from one device to another, I've also
seen "move" and "transfer" used.

Stephanie

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