Use Present Tense

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The Behaviour Specification Handbook

General Tips

Use Present Tense

Behaviour Specification Descriptions and steps tend to make more logical sense when written in the present tense, because they are describing the most up-to-date, current, at the present time, expected behaviour. If a description or step is written in the past or future tense, then it does not represent the current, as-built, living documentation of the component.

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