RE: Note versus Tip

Subject: RE: Note versus Tip
From: "Weissman, Jessica" <WeissmanJ -at- abacustech -dot- com>
To: Rick Lippincott <rjl6955 -at- gmail -dot- com>, Sean Brierley <sean -dot- brierley -at- gerberscientific -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 10 Feb 2015 20:31:24 +0000

Based on 30 years experience condensed into intuition:

1) No reader who is not a tech writer or editor will be able to define the difference, even if you use different little icons for each that hint at what you mean by each.
2) As long as you use one or the other all the time, it doesn't much matter.
3) If you decide to use both with difficult-to-distinguish definitions, some people will be all caught up and distracted consciously in trying to figure out the difference. Others will just be quietly and subconsciously distracted, as they are by other things that look inconsistent even if they are not.

- Jessica
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