Re: Alternative to typo?

Subject: Re: Alternative to typo?
From: John Posada <jposada99 -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: List, Techwriter <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 27 Mar 2009 10:56:55 -0400


It is a simple sentence explaining a simple concept. We write that
kind of stuff all day. I cannot believe that a string of less than 10
words is causing so much angst. No wonder it takes some people forever
to pump out content.

Ever hear the definition of a camel? A horse designed by a committee.

> Beyond the might/may issue, the statement seems to suggest that it's
> possible for the unit to respond, even to a misspelled command.
> I'd go with something like, "CAUTION - For proper unit operation, ensure
> all commands are entered accurately"

John Posada
Senior Technical Writer
NYMetro STC President

"The Americans will always do the right thing after they have
exhausted all the alternatives."
---Winston Churchill

Looking for the next gig.

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