RE: Is the generic "you" implied in error messages?

Subject: RE: Is the generic "you" implied in error messages?
From: "Steve Miller" <mlevel -at- home -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Sat, 12 Feb 2000 06:04:46 -0800

> "This item cannot be deleted" - it simply isn't possible.
> "You cannot delete this item" - but someone
> smarter/thinner/taller/richer/more important could.
> "No-one can delete this item" - we've all had a go, and haven't managed.

I have to ask: can't *someone* (*please*) delete the item? A DBA, perhaps?

s




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