Re: future tense vs present tense

Subject: Re: future tense vs present tense
From: Di <dicorrie -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: "McLauchlan, Kevin" <Kevin -dot- McLauchlan -at- safenet-inc -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 12 Jan 2012 10:46:26 +1300

Side-effects are great arent they! I get to talk about them too. It depends
what it is but I might say something like.

Press Enter to save your changes.

- Additionally, <application> saves the new BLAH code so that later you
may select it to run the BLINKING report for BLAH.


"How about if the intent is to inform that it's a side-effect of pressing
ENTER that changes will be saved? But that the primary purpose of the ENTER
pressing is something else entirely? Does it then become appropriate?
I know it's a somewhat farfetched scenario, but that's kind of the sense I
got reading the original example."
-Brian H.
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References:
future tense vs present tense: From: Harvey, Jon
RE: future tense vs present tense: From: McLauchlan, Kevin

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