Humor: convoluted manual-ese

Subject: Humor: convoluted manual-ese
From: Redick Kimberly <Redick_Kimberly -at- EMS -dot- PRC -dot- COM>
Date: Mon, 4 Aug 1997 11:20:36 -0400

Hi all -

My officemate is editing a manual and keeps snickering. Here are two of
the gems she found.


> "...Depending upon the nature of the problem, the corrective steps to
> fix the problem may be quite obvious or not so obvious..."
>
" The ping command, when used in combinatio with the rup command
(Section 4.1.2., The Rup Command (rup)) enables you to ensure that
communications are functioning between all CPUs on the LAN."


-K

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