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Re: Use of word "reference" when cross referencing
Subject:Re: Use of word "reference" when cross referencing From:Jim Jones <han4yu3 -at- gmail -dot- com> To:Gene Kim-Eng <techwr -at- genek -dot- com> Date:Tue, 14 Aug 2018 16:59:55 -0500
"See" is definitely better and is standard for tech and many business
documents but "reference" came before and is still common in many places.
"Reference" used in the described way can be said to be too fancy, but it
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On Tue, Aug 14, 2018 at 4:45 PM, Gene Kim-Eng <techwr -at- genek -dot- com> wrote:
> "Reference" almost universally is used to describe an external information
> source. That said, if the company is already using it and customers don't
> seem to have a problem understanding the documents, I wouldn't expend any
> energy going to battle over it. "Proper" is not necessarily the same as
> Gene Kim-Eng
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