Re: Note versus Tip

Subject: Re: Note versus Tip
From: Sean Brierley <sean -dot- brierley -at- gerberscientific -dot- com>
To: "techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 10 Feb 2015 15:34:09 -0500

I think the same thing. So, the question is, how to change the current
behavior whereby both are included and believed to be useful by the powers
that be (non communicators)?

On Tue, Feb 10, 2015 at 3:31 PM, Weissman, Jessica <WeissmanJ -at- abacustech -dot- com
> wrote:

> Based on 30 years experience condensed into intuition:
>
> 1) No reader who is not a tech writer or editor will be able to define
> the difference, even if you use different little icons for each that hint
> at what you mean by each.
> 2) As long as you use one or the other all the time, it doesn't much
> matter.
> 3) If you decide to use both with difficult-to-distinguish definitions,
> some people will be all caught up and distracted consciously in trying to
> figure out the difference. Others will just be quietly and subconsciously
> distracted, as they are by other things that look inconsistent even if they
> are not.
>
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References:
Note versus Tip: From: Sean Brierley
Re: Note versus Tip: From: Rick Lippincott
RE: Note versus Tip: From: Weissman, Jessica

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