Re: WRONG!..... -ish?

Subject: Re: WRONG!..... -ish?
From: "Gene Kim-Eng" <techwr -at- genek -dot- com>
To: "McLauchlan, Kevin" <Kevin -dot- McLauchlan -at- safenet-inc -dot- com>, <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 2 Feb 2012 19:05:04 -0800

Context, please, why do you recommend, rather than caution or warn, and what's the worst that can happen if they do remove the covers?

At the very least, I would change the end of the sentence to "not remove the factory-installed covers."

Gene Kim-Eng

----- Original Message ----- From: "McLauchlan, Kevin" <Kevin -dot- McLauchlan -at- safenet-inc -dot- com>
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Sent: Thursday, February 02, 2012 5:52 PM
Subject: WRONG!..... -ish?

"We recommend that you not remove the covers that were installed at the factory."

"We recommend that you do not remove the covers that were installed at the factory."

Is the first sentence flatly wrong, or is this a matter of style or formality?

I'm at home, and my trusty Fowler's and my Strunk & White are at the office.


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