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"Roger L. Boyell" wrote:
> One would hope that technical writers observe conventional English spelling, punctuation, and word choice. This List continually provides counterexamples.
Yes, people make typos. So what?
Probably, I make more than my share. And I admit that I wince when I
see them. But I don't worry about them for more than a few seconds.
I save my conscientious proofreading for serious work, not casual
I'm sure that my attitude is deplorable, but somehow I doubt that a
few slips of my finger are making a major contribution to the
decline of western civilization.
Bruce Byfield, Progeny Linux Systems
Contributing Editor, Maximum Linux
604.421.7177 bbyfield -at- progeny -dot- com
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