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Re: A value for "nothing"

From: HiPhish
Subject: Re: A value for "nothing"
Date: Sun, 16 Sep 2018 00:16:00 +0200

"Not available" makes it sound like there something we cannot get a hold of. 
Like you have a bag, but the contents of the bag are stuck to it, whereas 
"nothing" makes me think of a bag that's actually empty.

Edwin Watkeys wrote:
> In previous work on validated systems in pharma manufacturing monitoring
> settings, there’s the concept of not available (“NAV”) for measurements
> which is used in contrast to not applicable (“NA”). We never used null/nil
> but always one of the above when describing measurements.
> Edwin Watkeys; 917-324-2435.

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