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03:22 Nov 19, 2008
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French to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Computers: Software / Database
French term or phrase: Pioche
The full context is given below. This is part of the specification for the structure of a database

- Un acheteur peut être rattaché à un ou plusieurs modules. Ce rattachement s’effectue ponctuellement par l’administrateur de chaque centre qualité. Lorsque ce rattachement existe, il permet d’affecter automatiquement l’acheteur à un nouveau produit créé directement dans QA Solution, ou intégré sans mention de l’acheteur concerné. Cela évite de renseigner cette information au niveau de la « Pioche ».
Adam Deutsch
Local time: 01:09

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4 +1stack
Jennifer Baldwin



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

By storing this data in the database, the system doesn't have write it to its runtime memory (a stack), as explained in:


Also, I don't know if you added the quotes around the word for emphasis or if it's like that in the source text. In any case, they don't belong in the target text.

Jennifer Baldwin
Local time: 22:09
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PRO pts in category: 42
Notes to answerer
Asker: The quotation marks were in the original text. Also, "stack" in the computer science sense is usually rendered as "pile" in French.

Asker: Thanks for your assistance. Subsequently in the text I found the term "Temporary Zone" in brackets (and in English) right after "Pioche", which is what I used. However, I also informed the client of my doubts on this term.

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