Re: Perform vs. do

Subject: Re: Perform vs. do
From: Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com>
To: Barbara Philbrick <caslon -at- windstream -dot- net>, techwr-l List <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 11 Oct 2013 10:24:55 -0700

"Use" is an unnecessary extra verb, just like "do" or "perform." All
you need is "test."

Maybe highlight the focus with a heading:

* Using the Simple Loop trigger model *

On Fri, Oct 11, 2013 at 9:57 AM, Barbara Philbrick
<caslon -at- windstream -dot- net> wrote:
> What I am hearing is that I should avoid both "perform" and "do," and reword any sentences that use them.
>
> Re this particular reword --- the focus of this discussion is not on testing a capacitor, it's on using the Simple Loop trigger model (which is a new concept).
>
> So this would have to reword to "This example uses the Simple loop trigger model to test a capacitor."
>
> Barb
>
>
> ---- Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com> wrote:
>> "This example tests the capacitor using the Simple Loop trigger model."
>>
>> On Fri, Oct 11, 2013 at 8:03 AM, Barbara Philbrick
>> <caslon -at- windstream -dot- net> wrote:
>> > What about:
>> > This example uses the Simple Loop trigger model template to do a capacitor test.
>> >
>> > This example uses the Simple Loop trigger model template to perform a capacitor test.


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Re: Perform vs. do: From: Robert Lauriston
Re: Perform vs. do: From: Barbara Philbrick

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