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I shall no longer assume anything when posting here. I will make myself
much clearer for those who can't understand the basic concepts. ;-)
I ran MS Word's spell checker and found out that my document is
currently at an 8th grade level. I'm documenting semiconductors and I
*know* a 12-year-old cannot comprehend it.
Perhaps folks are confusing "6th-grade level" and "cognitive
abilities of a 12-year-old". Many adults read at a lower grade level,
but that doesn't mean that their cognitive abilities are equivalent
to a 12-year-old's.
Elizabeth J. Allen
Samurai Consulting Inc.
eja -at- samurai -dot- com
On 9-Aug-06, at 10:18 AM, Dan Goldstein wrote:
> I'm looking at my draft of a device specification for a medical device
> that aids doctors in detecting early-stage lung cancer. The text is
> clear and concise. The layout is easy on the eyes. There are no
> grammatical errors. And I don't think your 12-year-old can comprehend