Re: Which came "First"?

Subject: Re: Which came "First"?
From: Melanie Doulton <mdoulton -at- PTC -dot- COM>
Date: Mon, 1 Feb 1999 19:35:35 +0530

Emerging from lurk mode with an opinion, no less :)
John, how about...

To configure more than two XXXs when none exist,
grow two XXXs, then grow the additional XXXXs."

If the user is reading about configuring XXXs we can
assume that he wants to do it. No need for words like
if, then, must, can, etc., that imply uncertainty.
Any other opinions?

Regards,
Melanie Doulton



John Posada wrote:
>
> Hi, guys...any opinions/facts/rules for the placement of the word
> "first" in the following sentence?
>
> "If you want to configure more than two XXXs when none exist, you must
> first grow two XXXs, then grow the additional XXXs."
>
> or
>
> "If you want to configure more than two XXXs when none exist, you must
> grow two XXXs first, then grow the additional XXXXs."
>
> --
> John Posada, Technical Writer
> Bellcore, where Customer Satisfaction is our number one priority
> mailto:john -at- tdandw -dot- com mailto:jposada -at- notes -dot- cc -dot- bellcore -dot- com
> My opinions are mine, and neither you nor my company can take credit for
>
> them.
> "Give a man a fish and he will eat for a day. Teach him how to fish,
> and he will sit in a boat and smoke cigars all day."
> "The only perfect document I ever created is still on my hard drive."
>
> From ??? -at- ??? Sun Jan 00 00:00:00 0000==

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