[thechat] Article Update - How To Write A How-To

rudy937 rudy937 at rogers.com
Fri Dec 7 21:23:08 CST 2001

> So, at this point, since I was editing myself in an already
> approved article, is it cool to approve myself, or is it more
> appropriate to let someone else grab it?

the latter

but, um, if nobody picks it up in, like, an acceptable timeframe, it would
be cool to do it yourself

the only reason i wanted to change

   Sentence fragments? Split infinitives?  Forget about 'em.

is because "forget" has negative connotations -- it sounds like you are
suggestion that people not use those constructions, when in fact you are
trying to say it's okay to use them

... not exactly the same as NOTs joined by ORs, eh?  but close

ah, the joys of negatives


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