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Subject:RE: Error Messages: Text for the title bar From:"David Downing" <DavidDowning -at- users -dot- com> To:"TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com> Date:Tue, 31 Dec 2002 11:40:45 -0500
<<I was always taught NOT to use the word "error." "Error" implies a
by the user; generally, the mistake has nothing to do with something the
user has done.>>
Okay, fair enough, but I still stand by my original suggestion,
substituting the word "problem" for error.
And I would also suggest that there are some things the end user can do
wrong, such as entering alphabetic input where numeric input is needed,
or trying to save a file to the a\ drive without first inserting a
properly formatted floppy.
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