Re: A better way to say?

Subject: Re: A better way to say?
From: Jo Francis Byrd <jbyrd -at- byrdwrites -dot- com>
To: Donkeyxote -at- aol -dot- com
Date: Wed, 26 Apr 2000 11:26:47 -0500

How 'bout:

You cannot modify formatter configuration files.

If you don't want them modify, don't leave any clues that they can be - or sure as shootin', someone will try!


Jo Byrd

Donkeyxote -at- aol -dot- com wrote:

> Hello, all ~
> I'm suffering from brain slump and seek help rephrasing the following sentence:
> "Formatter configuration files are not designed to be modified."
> What is meant here, of course, is that these files are not supposed to be modified, should not be modified, are intended to not be modified, etc--but I cannot think of a graceful, compact way to say this. Any and all thoughts are greatly appreciated!
> Matt
> "Eschew obfuscation"

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