RE: You VS One

Subject: RE: You VS One
From: "Sean Brierley" <sbrierley -at- Accu-Time -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 5 Jun 2008 12:31:20 -0400

"To change the oil in your car

1) Turn off the engine.
2) ..."

Now, you could write

"To change the oil in your car

1) You must absolutely under all circumstances without exception every
time turn off the engine.
2) ..."

However, I think the imperative covers things without must.



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[mailto:techwr-l-bounces+sbrierley=accu-time -dot- com -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com] On
Behalf Of Leonard C. Porrello
Sent: Thursday, June 05, 2008 12:25 PM
To: Milan Davidovic; klhra -at- yahoo -dot- com
Subject: RE: You VS One

I generally agree with your observation, Milan, but in the example Keith
provided, I think the "must" is implied.


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om] On Behalf Of Milan Davidovic:

Simplest, but leaves out the possibility of including "must". It may be
important to better ensure the reader complies.

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