Re: Rant continued from previous page (was Re: Another Word guruquestion)

Subject: Re: Rant continued from previous page (was Re: Another Word guruquestion)
From: Geoff Lane <geoff -at- gjctech -dot- co -dot- uk>
To: TECHWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 12 Feb 2007 20:16:41 +0000

On Monday, February 12, 2007, Combs, Richard wrote;

> Sorry, but I think the problem wasn't lack of a continuation marker, it
> was improper presentation of the information.

> If there is a default value, but with exceptions, present the exceptions
> first. Present the "All others" entry last.

Sorry, Richard, all that your suggestion would do is to relocate the
trap, not remove it. Had you written that manual, an engineer might
well have had the second page, seen the text, "all fasteners to be
tightened to xx Nm unless otherwise specified above" and mis-torqued a
fastener the setting for which was given on the first page.

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Geoff

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