Re: "via" - why often verboten ?

Subject: Re: "via" - why often verboten ?
From: Gene Kim-Eng <techwr -at- genek -dot- com>
To: Monique Semp <monique -dot- semp -at- earthlink -dot- net>, TechWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 2 Aug 2017 09:45:17 -0700

I would avoid "via," AND all its synonyms as well. The whole "by means of" phrasing is just awkward in a technical document.

Gene Kim-Eng

On 8/2/2017 8:53 AM, Monique Semp wrote

Pubs style guides have long said to avoid âviaâ in favor of âbyâ. And in the case of MMoS (Microsoft Manual of Style), it says that âviaâ implies a geographic context,and to use the more specific term, âbyâ, âthroughâ, orâ' âby means ofâ.â

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