User, User's, Users' Guide

Subject: User, User's, Users' Guide
From: "Jay J. Mahler" <jay -at- MAHLER -dot- COM>
Date: Fri, 29 May 1998 16:19:18 -0400

I prefer User's Guide because we're addressing the individual reading the
guide not an amorphous crowd. I know Adobe doesn't agree with me, but (gag)
Microsoft does. I've also seen other software companies - like Symantec,
Timeslips, and PeachTree - also agree. Of course others, like Corel don't
bother to tell you what it is you're reading, and still others have titles
like: "Using ..."

Jay Mahler


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Ann Arbor, MI 48105

Phone: (734) 665-0014
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Subject: User, User's, Users' Guide

I know I've seen a million opinions on this thread before. Did we come to
some resoulution? Is it:
User Guide
User's Guide
Users' Guide
If possible, can someone give me a two word recap?
Thanks in advance.





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