RE: Need a word

Subject: RE: Need a word
From: "Joyce Fetterman" <Joycef -at- gtsoftware -dot- com>
To: "Butler, Darren J Ctr 584 CBSS/GBHAC" <Darren -dot- Butler -dot- ctr -at- Robins -dot- af -dot- mil>, <tech -dot- writer1 -at- verizon -dot- net>, <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 14 Nov 2007 16:17:33 -0500

I also use "tasks" and "steps" in similar situations.


tech.writer1 wrote: Currently they are being called "steps," but that
isn't quite right as they each contain steps themselves.

Darren Butler replied:
Would referring to them as steps and sub steps work in your arena?

What you are describing actually *are* steps.

Also, by not using the term "task" at the top level, you could divide
your actions into Tasks and Steps.


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Need a word: From: tech.writer1
RE: Need a word: From: Butler, Darren J Ctr 584 CBSS/GBHAC

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