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Subject:Re: not "powerup" From:eleysium -at- gmail -dot- com To:Lauren <lauren -at- writeco -dot- net> Date:Tue, 13 Nov 2007 08:16:12 -0500
The reason I asked is because I am revising this section.
On Nov 12, 2007 5:31 PM, Lauren <lauren -at- writeco -dot- net> wrote:
> Do you realize that the "powerup" part of the sentence is not the only
> problem here?
> This is the type of passage that I would flag with a bright "RW" to mean
> rewrite. My guess from this passage is that the "system" is a computer
> application and the "Kalman filter solution" is something that needs to
> happen before a user can use the system to analyze it or in some other way
> process it. So, I will attempt a rewrite based on my knowledge-limited
> "Wait for the Kalman filter solution to converge before using the system
> achieve the accuracies in the table."
> > -----Original Message-----
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> > [mailto:techwr-l-bounces+lauren=writeco -dot- net -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
> > ] On Behalf Of eleysium -at- gmail -dot- com
> > Sent: Monday, November 12, 2007 1:55 PM
> > To: Bill Swallow
> > Cc: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
> > Subject: Re: not "powerup"
> > "Although the system operates normally within four minutes of
> > powerup, the
> > Kalman filter solution must be fully converged to achieve the
> > accuracies
> > shown in the table."
> > On Nov 12, 2007 4:51 PM, Bill Swallow <techcommdood -at- gmail -dot- com> wrote:
> > > I read the subject and Super Mario Brothers came to mind.
> > This device
> > > won't allow me to shoot fireballs, will it? ;-)
> > >
> > > Without knowing what it is that you're specifically talking
> > about, all
> > > I can say is that someone should flog you for even suggesting
> > > "achieving power". ;-)
> > >
> > > But seriously, can you add some context? Sometimes the best solution
> > > requires more words. In the meantime:
> > >
> > > "turning the device on"
> > > "powering the device"
> > >
> > > That's about all I have for you without more context.
> > >
> > > Bill
> > >
> > > On Nov 12, 2007 4:45 PM, <eleysium -at- gmail -dot- com> wrote:
> > > > I am trying to substitute something for 'powerup' in this phrase:
> > > >
> > > > "...within four minutes of powerup..."
> > > >
> > > > What would you suggest? Powering on? Achieving power?
> > >
> > > --
> > > Bill Swallow
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> > > WWP-Users List Owner
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