Re: introducing steps

Subject: Re: introducing steps
From: Tony Chung <tonyc -at- tonychung -dot- ca>
To: Al Geist <al -dot- geist -at- geistassociates -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 17 Oct 2011 19:08:30 -0700

I like Al's reworking. Stem sentences are evil "To install Sigil:" The
"follow these steps" phrase is the teacher's way of resolving a dead
stem.

This generation now omits all stem-related phrases, instead trusting
the heading I provide the appropriate context.

"Sigil installation procedure"

"Installing Sigil"

Etc.

I may be off base with the cumudgeonly contingent, but this is how the
kids are doing it these days. *snicker*

-Tony



On 2011-10-17, at 6:54 PM, Al Geist <al -dot- geist -at- geistassociates -dot- com> wrote:

> To me, I don't see any need for "follow these steps." Of course you would
> follow the following steps, in my opinion "follow these steps" identifies
> the obvious. (However, she "is the teacher.") In my opinion a better way to
> state this would be to say "Use the following procedure to install Sigil."
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References:
introducing steps: From: Becca
RE: introducing steps: From: Al Geist

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