RE: I had say it because I was afraid no one else would.

Subject: RE: I had say it because I was afraid no one else would.
From: "Boudreaux, Madelyn (GE Healthcare, consultant)" <MadelynBoudreaux -at- ge -dot- com>
To: "Avery Krycek" <askrycek -at- gmail -dot- com>, "Leonard C. Porrello" <Leonard -dot- Porrello -at- soleratec -dot- com>, <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 29 Jan 2009 16:50:51 -0500

On Behalf Of Avery Krycek:
>For what it's worth, I think he's clearly talking about technology
>* journalists*, not people like us.......

I thought so too, at first, But reading down, I get to this:

"Enable. Who on earth says, "Enable the GPS function"? Only user-manual
writers and computer-book authors. Say "Turn on GPS" instead."

Clearly, he's switched from picking on PC World writers (in the rant
about using "display".)

I think some of his observations are right on, especially in talking
about technology journalists. But I choose not to use the magical
"appear" and the imprecise "turn on" for reasons that, I'm afraid, his
explanations completely miss.

- Madelyn
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I had say it because I was afraid no one else would.: From: CL T
RE: I had say it because I was afraid no one else would.: From: Dan Goldstein
RE: I had say it because I was afraid no one else would.: From: Sarah Stegall
Re: I had say it because I was afraid no one else would.: From: John Posada
RE: I had say it because I was afraid no one else would.: From: Leonard C. Porrello
Re: I had say it because I was afraid no one else would.: From: Avery Krycek

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