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Message 1031206 - Posted: 5 Sep 2010, 19:29:22 UTC

Here's what it look like:

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Message 1031244 - Posted: 5 Sep 2010, 23:07:20 UTC - in response to Message 1031206.

Task is singular, one task. Tasks is plural, many tasks

Same with results, one result, many results

From what I remember from school all are use correctly in you examples, so I am not sure what you are saying.

Also you statement "Here's what it look like" Should be "Here's what it looks like"

That's they way English is.

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Message 1031252 - Posted: 5 Sep 2010, 23:48:38 UTC - in response to Message 1031244.
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Task is singular, one task. Tasks is plural, many tasks

Same with results, one result, many results

From what I remember from school all are use correctly in you examples, so I am not sure what you are saying.

Also you statement "Here's what it look like" Should be "Here's what it looks like"

That's they way English is.
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The problem is the confusion between "task" and "result".
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Message 1031265 - Posted: 6 Sep 2010, 1:29:20 UTC - in response to Message 1031252.

The problem is the confusion between "task" and "result".

You got that.
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Message 1031272 - Posted: 6 Sep 2010, 2:32:22 UTC

There has recently been discussion on the developers mailing list about inconsistencies in the terminology being used both on the websites, Wiki and Boinc Manger. Hopefully these will eventually be cleaned up and standardized.

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Message 1031362 - Posted: 6 Sep 2010, 13:44:10 UTC

I changed "result" to "task" on the SAH server status page.
May take 24 hours to appear.
Let me know of other instances of "result".
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Message 1031659 - Posted: 8 Sep 2010, 0:12:34 UTC - in response to Message 1031362.

I changed "result" to "task" on the SAH server status page.
May take 24 hours to appear.
Let me know of other instances of "result".
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It didn't update the one pictured below (Data Distribution State). It only change the description at the bottom of the SAH server status page.
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