[GRASS-dev] Re: [GRASS-CVS] maciej: grass6/general/g.findfile description.html, 1.4, 1.5

Brad Douglas rez at touchofmadness.com
Fri Oct 27 04:28:22 EDT 2006

On Mon, 2006-10-23 at 21:28 +0200, Markus Neteler wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 23, 2006 at 09:17:58PM +0200, grass at intevation.de wrote:
> > RCS file: /grassrepository/grass6/general/g.findfile/description.html,v
> ...
> > +However, you can find a list of standard GRASS <em>element</em> names in the
> > +file $GISBASE/etc/element_list. This is the file which g.remove/g.rename/g.copy
> > +use to determine which files need to be deleted/renamed/copied for a given
> > +entity type.
> Hi,
> a style question: Up to now most GRASS documentation (HTML/MAN pages)
> say "the user", here "you" was introduced.
> Maybe it's a non-issue, but I feel that it the style of writing should
> be decided and homogeneous.
> Opinions?

It is best to avoid referring to the user at all.  Ex:

"...However, a list of standard GRASS <em>element</em> names can be
found in the file..."

Brad Douglas <rez touchofmadness com>                    KB8UYR/6
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