Re: would versus will

Subject: Re: would versus will
From: "Mike O." <obie1121 -at- yahoo -dot- com>
To: techwr-l
Date: Fri, 5 Mar 2004 07:35:16 -0500

Abhijit Sinha wrote:
> Hi,
> can u please let me know the difference in the contexts for using "would"
> and "will."

In technical docs both are usually edited out and replaced with simpler
declarative sentences. Technical docs usually don't need conditional or
future constructions. I'm not saying to never use 'would' or 'will,' but if
you find yourself using them a lot you probably need a rewrite.

Mike O.

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