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Subject:Re: Let us test From:Kris Olberg <kjolberg -at- IX -dot- NETCOM -dot- COM> Date:Fri, 6 Sep 1996 12:18:10 -0700
At 01:14 PM 9/6/96 -0500, you wrote:
>Kris Olberg wrote:
>> It was a good response, but not great. Eric's first line was, "Go to the
>> store." He did not specify what kind of store.
>Step two was to go to the produce department. That would get you to the
>wrong kind of store, but ACE hardware doesn't have a produce department.
>Even though the directions aren't as exact as they should be, they
>should leave you wandering aimlessly from store to store, but not
>bringing home light fixtures and bowling balls.
Not necessarily. You're assuming that: (1) the reader has read the entire
set of instructions before beginning, (2) the reader knows what a produce
department, and (3) the type of store in which it can be found. This is a
lot of assumptions, especially given the context (that is, a test).
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