RE: "browse to"

Subject: RE: "browse to"
From: "James Jones" <doc-x -at- earthlink -dot- net>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 23 Mar 2005 16:43:56 -0600

'Go to' is better in that context I think. 'Browse to' might sound ok
but does it mean (1) that you should 'go to' someplace when you are in
the process of browsing or does it mean (2) to somehow, casually, go
someplace in the manner of 'I think I'm gonna browse over to that site

The better choice, in other words, would be 'go to' or perhaps 'point
your browser to' (but this 2nd one is wordy).

Jim Jones

-----Original Message-----
... "browse", the MMoS says "To scan Internet sites or other files,
either for a particular item or for general items of interest". If one
is looking for a particular item, it seems that we could thus say

"browse [location] for [particular item]".


"browse to [particular item]"

seems to be common (judging from search engine hits).

If, for whatever reason, the location can be taken as
understood by the reader, does the latter construction
sound okay to you in the context of technical documentation?


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