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Subject:Re: Basic rules of technical writing From:Beverly Parks <bparks -at- HUACHUCA-EMH1 -dot- ARMY -dot- MIL> Date:Thu, 22 Dec 1994 14:42:22 MST
> I disagree with 4, depending on the context. If I'm writing a "fluffy"
> science fiction story, I can play with number 4 quite a bit.
> However, if I'm writing technical documentation, it's got to be
> technically correct. It may be oversimplified, perhaps, depending on
> the audience or on my own understanding of the subject. But it can't
> be delibertaly wrong.
I agree with Laurie about number 4, based on her interpretation.
I did not comment on number four previously because I did not know
how to interpret it. Does technically correct mean
A. Technically correct use of the language, or
B. Technically correct content (subject material)?
My guess is A.
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