RE: WRONG!..... -ish?

Subject: RE: WRONG!..... -ish?
From: "Dan Goldstein" <DGoldstein -at- riveraintech -dot- com>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 3 Feb 2012 08:32:59 -0500

What if the consequences aren't dire? Many of us use "recommend" when we
think an action is preferable but we acknowledge that it might not
matter to the reader.

"We recommend using a text editor (such as Notepad). If you use a word
processor (such as Word), unwanted formatting items might be copied into
the string value."

-----Original Message-----
From: kcbillb2
Sent: Friday, February 03, 2012 4:32 AM
To: McLauchlan, Kevin
Cc: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Subject: Re: WRONG!..... -ish?

Speaking as a techwriter... NEVER use the word "recommend" or the phrase
"we recommend".


Instead, use "Do not remove," and then explain what dire consequences
will occur if they do that...

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