How many warnings are too many (was "Button Gravity" and "Warning Gravity")

Subject: How many warnings are too many (was "Button Gravity" and "Warning Gravity")
From: "Downing, David" <DavidDowning -at- users -dot- com>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 30 Dec 2008 08:20:55 -0600

From: "nosnivel -at- netvision -dot- net -dot- il" <nosnivel -at- netvision -dot- net -dot- il>
Subject: RE: "Button Gravity" and "Warning Gravity"
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com


Granted, you might worry that having been
accustomed to tax-calculation warnings that
are not matters of life and death, a person
might pay insufficient attention to warnings
after closing the tax calculation manual and
opening the bell tower painting manual.



This raises another question. At what point do cautions and warnings
become counterproductive because people start dismissing them?

BTW, I believe we have defined a paragraph style for "DANGER" but I also
believe we have never used it.

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