Re: "Ability" or "allows"

Subject: Re: "Ability" or "allows"
From: jgilger_it -at- NV -dot- DOE -dot- GOV
Date: Tue, 22 Jun 1999 10:32:07 -0700

I would vote for the second version (allows). It is more concise and
communicates the idea.

As a writer, I don't get paid by the word so I don't have any incentive
to be verbose.

As a reader, I hate to wade through a bunch of fluff to find the info I
am looking for.


-----Original Message-----
From: John Posada [SMTP:jposada01 -at- YAHOO -dot- COM]

The question of the day :-)

The context is a procedure that is initiated by
selecting a command from a dropdown list from a menu
bar. Ok, if you must ask, yes, it is an icon :-{


"This selection gives you the ability to define the


"This selection allows you to define the countries..."


BTW, FWIW, my choice is the first example.

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