Re: Perform vs. do

Subject: Re: Perform vs. do
From: Kathleen MacDowell <kathleen -dot- eamd -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com>
Date: Sat, 12 Oct 2013 13:02:42 -0500

Robert, I don't agree with your conclusion. I think both the original and
STE versions need work, but the STE versions are closer to resolving
ambiguities in the originals. Also, the original versions had too much
information per step, badly organized.

Kathleen


On Sat, Oct 12, 2013 at 12:56 PM, Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com>wrote:

> I think its wrong to use Simplified Technical English or other
> restricted-vocabulary dialects for a general audience.
>
> Documentation written using such dialects often reads as if it had
> been written by a semi-literate non-native speaker, and can be harder
> to understand than standard English. For example:
>
> http://www.shufra-consultancy.com/ste-samples.php
>
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References:
Re: Agile Environment Opinions Wanted: From: Jen
Perform vs. do: From: Barbara Philbrick
Re: Perform vs. do: From: Milan Davidović
RE: Perform vs. do: From: Barb
RE: Perform vs. do: From: Barb
Re: Perform vs. do: From: Kathleen MacDowell
Re: Perform vs. do: From: Kathleen MacDowell
Re: Perform vs. do: From: Robert Lauriston

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