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    "XY data is saved as data sets on the web server."

    How does that sentence sound to you? It sounds awkward to me. I think it would be better to write "saved in the form of data sets" or "XY data are saved as data sets."

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    It's perfectly normal (As are the other two sentences although I prefer to think of data like information, singular and uncountable). Doesn't all the software on your computer give you the option to Save or Save as... ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mr_Ben View Post
    It's perfectly normal (As are the other two sentences although I prefer to think of data like information, singular and uncountable). Doesn't all the software on your computer give you the option to Save or Save as... ?
    Not sure if that's a rhetorical question, but I didn't write that sentence.

    Thanks for the feedback.

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