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

Subject: RE: WRONG!..... -ish?
From: "McLauchlan, Kevin" <Kevin -dot- McLauchlan -at- safenet-inc -dot- com>
To: wanda <wetcoastwriter -at- me -dot- com>, Techwr-l <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 3 Feb 2012 23:02:11 -0500



> -----Original Message-----
> From: wanda
> Sent: February-03-12 1:25 PM
> To: Techwr-l
> Subject: Re: WRONG!..... -ish?
>
> I can't believe that's it's Friday already. Whew.
>
> So I can get my two pennies in before the week ends. Yes, sentence one
> is grammatically correct. Yes, context will indicate whether one would
> recommend or warn/caution and that would affect the structure of the
> statement. And, like Suzanne, I am accustomed to structuring the
> information differently. I'm accustomed to tagging the information as a
> note/caution/warning with formatting to call it out. I'm also used to
> providing the action and issue (removing the cover causes this
> particular problem), recommended action (don't do it), and recovery
> actions in case you didn't heed my hand waving. It may result in more
> text, but it provides the information the user needs to avoid a problem
> and recover from the problem if they are reading this information too
> late in the process. [...]

In this case, I don't have a lot of room (or desire) to insert a NOTE,
especially not the way we/I format those (with a color change and an
icon and a surrounding box to make them stand out).

The mention of the wee protective (deflective?) covers is in
a table containing the one-liner summaries of the callouts
below a view of the appliance back panel. The other sentence in
that table cell said. "... not used in this application."

People wonder why I start threads with lo-o-o-o-o-ong posts.
It's because my short ones all end up needing an excess of
post-facto explanation anyway. :-)


-k



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References:
WRONG!..... -ish?: From: McLauchlan, Kevin
Re: WRONG!..... -ish?: From: kcbillb2
RE: WRONG!..... -ish?: From: Dan Goldstein
RE: WRONG!..... -ish?: From: Porrello, Leonard
RE: WRONG!..... -ish?: From: Dan Goldstein
RE: WRONG!..... -ish?: From: David Harrison
RE: WRONG!..... -ish?: From: Cardimon, Craig
RE: WRONG!..... -ish?: From: Porrello, Leonard
RE: WRONG!..... -ish?: From: Dan Goldstein
RE: WRONG!..... -ish?: From: Cardimon, Craig
Re: WRONG!..... -ish?: From: Peter Neilson
Re: WRONG!..... -ish?: From: wanda

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