Re: Usage of perfect in TW

Subject: Re: Usage of perfect in TW
From: "Milan Davidovic" <milan -dot- lists -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Wed, 7 May 2008 17:18:13 -0400

On Wed, May 7, 2008 at 4:34 PM, Sean Brierley <sbrierley -at- accu-time -dot- com> wrote:
> After the installation finishes, restart your computer.

I checked a couple of references -- Hargis et al. (2004) and Wieringa
et al. (1998) (I can give full references to anyone interested) -- and
I found no specific mention of the perfective aspect.

In this instance, I would use Sean's suggestion, though I doubt "has
finished" carries any risk of misdirecting your readers.

Milan Davidovic

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Usage of perfect in TW: From: Ihor Rozdil
RE: Usage of perfect in TW: From: Sean Brierley

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