Re: personal pronouns

Hi Craig,

On Fri, 2010-08-06 at 17:25 +0930, Craig Keogh wrote:
> I do not like personal pronouns (you, your, he, she) in documentation.
> The GNOME style guidelines [1] doesn't say much about personal pronouns,
> but 'Topic 2 Passive Voice' [1] suggests it. Active voice is good. Using
> 'you' is not.

I'm interested: why don't you like personal pronouns in documentation?
As far as I'm aware, we've restricted use to "you"/"your", which are
reasonably safe.



Phil Bull
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