Re: Grammar Q

Subject: Re: Grammar Q
From: Mary Arrotti <mary_arrotti -at- yahoo -dot- com>
To: Janice Gelb <Janice -dot- Gelb -at- Sun -dot- COM>, techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Fri, 18 Jan 2008 12:49:32 -0800 (PST)

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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