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Janice Gelb <Janice -dot- Gelb -at- Sun -dot- COM> wrote:
I certainly agree that imperative is the way to go in
procedures and the like. Because Lauren's message said
"I also have strong aversions to second-person usage in
documentation," I thought she was recommending avoiding
the use of "you" completely.
That's also how I read the earlier message. Ironic how a thread on clarity can end up so muddled. Another example of the importance of using appropriate terminology and clear writing.
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