tynd

English translation: thin

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Danish term or phrase:tynd
English translation:thin

12:18 Oct 7, 2009
    The asker opted for community grading. The question was closed on 2009-10-10 13:54:06 based on peer agreement (or, if there were too few peer comments, asker preference.)


Danish to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Computers: Software
Danish term or phrase: tynd
"X Y holdes tynd
"For at gøre X Yerne så tynde som muligt, implementeres de som et rent interface."

We all want to be thin (well, that's what we're told), but does a piece of software have the same aspiration?
Charles Ek
United States
Local time: 16:56
thin
Explanation:
Yes, thin is used to refer to systems where the software is on a remote server and the local machine only has the bare necessities.

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http://www.google.ie/search?hl=en&rlz=1G1GGLQ_ENIE280&q=thin...

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Note added at 7 mins (2009-10-07 12:25:49 GMT)
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"Thin client" was the phrase I was trying to think of.
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Diarmuid Kennan
Ireland
Local time: 22:56
Grading comment
Thanks to both Diarmuid and Mette. (Isn't this a wonderful profession, where the vision of thin and fat software dances fleetingly before us?)
3 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer



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4 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +1
thin


Explanation:
Yes, thin is used to refer to systems where the software is on a remote server and the local machine only has the bare necessities.

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Note added at 6 mins (2009-10-07 12:24:50 GMT)
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http://www.google.ie/search?hl=en&rlz=1G1GGLQ_ENIE280&q=thin...

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Note added at 7 mins (2009-10-07 12:25:49 GMT)
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"Thin client" was the phrase I was trying to think of.

Diarmuid Kennan
Ireland
Local time: 22:56
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 7
Grading comment
Thanks to both Diarmuid and Mette. (Isn't this a wonderful profession, where the vision of thin and fat software dances fleetingly before us?)

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Mette Melchior: Yes, and they can be fat too ;-) See e.g. http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,259643,00.asp
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