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

Subject: Re: WRONG!..... -ish?
From: david hendler <freetaco -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: Gene Kim-Eng <techwr -at- genek -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 3 Feb 2012 01:06:50 -0600

"Don't remove the covers."

The recommendation is neither here nor there, and where they were installed
is inconsequential.

-d


On Thu, Feb 2, 2012 at 9:05 PM, Gene Kim-Eng <techwr -at- genek -dot- com> wrote:

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

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