Re: Justifying active tense and second person singular?

Subject: Re: Justifying active tense and second person singular?
From: Katav <katav -at- yahoo -dot- com>
To: TECHWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 4 Jan 2000 11:19:42 -0800 (PST)


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Re voice/2nd person for mil-spec doc
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I would suggest that the document _probably_ has a
mil-spec, TMCR, or SCDRL controlling voice and person;
mil docs typically are active voice/third person using
sexless titles (e.g. plumber, sailor, technician) or
desexed [did I really write that?] titles (airman).

Turn the threaded fastener into the ...

Close and tag all downstream valves before ...

Enter the operator's name into the MYNAME field.
Press [Return].
The cursor moves to the MYAFSC field. IF the cursor
fails to move to the MYAFSC field, press [TAB].

End session by keying [Esc] [Esc] [Del].



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of consideration, for there is no person without his hour,
and no thing without its place'' {Ben Azzai [Avot 4:2]}

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