Re: introducing steps

Subject: Re: introducing steps
From: Phil Snow Leopard <philstokes03 -at- googlemail -dot- com>
To: Becca <becca_price -at- yahoo -dot- com>, techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Tue, 18 Oct 2011 09:21:46 +0700

Agreed.

In the context given, 'follow these steps' is redundant. It's generally pointless to instruct a reader to follow instructions.

To find out more, read on:

This may be a case where you follow your teacher's "style" for the sake of assigned classwork, but ignore it in the real world.

To finish reading this post, stop reading.

Annoying isn't it? :-)


Phil.





On 18 Oct 2011, at 08:53, Al Geist 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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