RE: You or he/it? (Take II)

Subject: RE: You or he/it? (Take II)
From: "Dan Goldstein" <DGoldstein -at- riverainmedical -dot- com>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 21 Jun 2006 10:41:02 -0400

Good question! The European Community Interinstitutional Style Guide
doesn't give a direct answer to the question, but it addresses _its own_
readers in the second person.

-- Dan Goldstein

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Geoff Hart
> Sent: Wednesday, June 21, 2006 10:37 AM
> Cc: Dan Goldstein
> Subject: You or he/it? (Take II)
> Dan Goldstein proposed three good references, including: From the
> guideline, "Writing Reader-Friendly Documents":
> "Use 'you' and other pronouns to speak directly to readers.">>
> Good one! And that leads me to wonder (given that the
> anonymous poster is in Europe) whether there are any
> CE guidelines they can cite in their defense. I
> imagine there must be. Any European techwhirlers able
> to provide an opinion and a source similar to the plain
> language site to support it?

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