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Subject:Basic rules of technical writing From:"Lawrence \"Lonnie\" Brennan" <lb -at- MRST -dot- COM> Date:Tue, 27 Dec 1994 11:39:00 EST
Great idea, just needed a little re-arranging.
1. Make it technically correct.
2. Make it understandable.
3. Make it consistent, unless that interferes with Rule 1 or 2.
4. Make it grammatically correct, unless that interferes with
Rule 1, 2, or 3.