read-only file

noun
(computer science) a file that you can read but cannot change
Topics: ↑computer science, ↑computing
Hypernyms: ↑computer file

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Read Only Memory — The notion of read only data can also refer to file system permissions. Read only memory (usually known by its acronym, ROM) is a class of storage media used in computers and other electronic devices. Because data stored in ROM cannot be modified …   Wikipedia

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  • read-only —    Describes a file or other collection of information that can only be read; it cannot be updated in any way or deleted. Certain important operating system files are designated as read only to prevent their accidental deletion. Also, certain… …   Dictionary of networking

  • read only — file or storage device whose contents cannot be changed or erased …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • File system permissions — Most modern file systems have methods of administering permissions or access rights to specific users and groups of users. These systems control the ability of the users affected to view or make changes to the contents of the file… …   Wikipedia

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