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Subject:Warnings, Cautions, Notes From:Chris Frederick Willis <ChrisOp -at- AOL -dot- COM> Date:Sun, 5 Jun 1994 23:42:22 EDT
For what it's worth, our rule of thumb is as follows:
WARNING: Doing this may cause personal injury.
CAUTION: Doing this may cause harm to the product or loss of
NOTE: This material is provided to make your life with
this product easier in some way.
If icons are used, we go with the triangle/! icon for warnings and
cautions. Our stanard note icon is a check mark in a box, as in,
"Check this out!" Warnings regarding possible electric shock have
a triangle/lightening bolt icon.
If there are industry standards for these, I would be interested in
documenting them for future reference.
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