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Re: Click here

From: Patrick Burke <burke@ucla.edu>
Date: Fri, 09 Aug 2002 10:31:13 -0700
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At 02:26 AM 8/9/2002, David Dorward wrote:
> > It's a bad habit of some coworkers who don't want to think about link
> > text so they always use "click here".  I need truly excellent reasons
> > to show them the light.
It's just lazy writing, isn't it? It uses a stock phrase instead of 
describing why a person should follow the link, or what will happen if they 
do. Any good copy editor would veto it, at least on most worlds in this 
star cluster.

But I give "click here" points for brevity over phrases like "activate this 
hypertext anchor".

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