from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Computer Science Capable of recording data. Used of a storage medium: writable compact disks.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. capable of being written
- adj. able to be written data to, usually a file or medium
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Capable of, or suitable for, being written down.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Capable of being written; such as might be set down in writing.
Floppies died because superior portable storage media came out - namely writable CDs.
A Heavy attack will additionally search for several other known vulnerabilities, such as writable anonymous ftp directories or trusted hosts.
You have to make the mount point directory 'writable'.
The software on the IronKey is non-writable, meaning that the device itself cannot be infected with malware.
Evaluate your activities • Keep accurate records of all incidents that occur • Scan and maintain records on removable media such as writable CD's
After detecting the rootfs partition the system tries to generate "rootfs_data" where some kind of writable unionfs of the rootfs will be mounted.
Objects are always writable, including by future applications and by idiosyncratic applications that know, for example, how to access the O'Reilly staff list.
Applications using a shared, writable data storage can adopt conventions and data protocols by which they cooperate to achieve joint actions.
The shared writable data fabric would be open to future applications.
Terry Jones is chief executive of Fluidinfo, the creator of FluidDB, an open, writable shared database.