Re: Vice Versa

Subject: Re: Vice Versa
From: Martyn Thirlway <thirlwaym -at- USOFT -dot- NL>
Date: Tue, 28 May 1996 08:40:00 PDT

>Matt Wiseley wrote

>Can anyone school me in the use of vice versa, whether I'm spelling it
>correctly, and whether it is considered kosher to use in documentation?

I was always taught not to use Latin-based expressions (i.e., viz, e.g.,
etc.) in documentation (OK, it depends on the audience as usual, but...) but
to use perfectly normal English, such as "the other way round", "for
example", and so on. None of my employres/users have ever complained, and to
me it makes sense to write plain old English.

Martyn Thirlway
thirlwaym -at- usoft -dot- nl
["This writing business, pencils and what-not. Overrated if you ask me."
Eeyore]

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