Anthropomorphism is attributing human characteristics to inanimate objects. Computers don't think, want, worry, or do other things that are uniquely human. Avoid anthropomorphisms in your writing.
- The forwarder sends data to the location that you set in the configuration file.
- Processing components process the data.
- The configuration file tells the forwarder where to send the data.
- Processing components handle the data.
Write in indicative or imperative mood
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