Re: "You may click" vs. "Click"

Subject: Re: "You may click" vs. "Click"
From: Jim Grey <jwg -at- ACD4 -dot- ACD -dot- COM>
Date: Fri, 5 Aug 1994 09:06:47 -0500

Peggy Thompson says:
>But do you ever write, "At the prompt, YOU MAY type blah blah to
>access the system"?

I suppose, for optional prompts, "you may type" is a way to write it. I
prefer, "If you want to blah, type blort at the prompt."

Otherwise, "you may" adds no meaning. Leave it out. "Type blort at the

jim grey
jim grey |"Ain't nothin' better in the world, you know
jwg -at- acd4 -dot- acd -dot- com |Than lyin' in the sun, listenin' to the radio" - D. Boone
jimgrey -at- delphi -dot- com|GO/M d p+ c++(-) l u+ e- m*@ s+/ n+ h f++ g- w+@ t+ r- y+(*)
|ACD, Terre Haute, IN -- The Silicon Cornfield

Previous by Author: Re: Business Names
Next by Author: Invalid
Previous by Thread: Re: "You may click" vs. "Click"
Next by Thread: Re: "You may click" vs. "Click"

What this post helpful? Share it with friends and colleagues:

Sponsored Ads