Re: Basic rules of technical writing

Subject: Re: Basic rules of technical writing
From: Laura Johnson <lauraj -at- CND -dot- HP -dot- COM>
Date: Wed, 4 Jan 1995 00:08:18 GMT

Mary Moore (mmoore -at- banyan -dot- com) wrote:
: For 3 and 4, though, I'm torn about which is more important,
: consistency or grammatical correctness.

I think grammatical correctness is a form of consistency. Why is
grammatical prose easier to read? Because it uses a set of rules that
you know and are used to: it's consistent with other grammatical prose.

--
Laura Johnson
lauraj -at- fc -dot- hp -dot- com
Hewlett Packard NSMD
Ft. Collins, CO


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