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RE: IP addresses/domain names at the end of a sentence
Subject:RE: IP addresses/domain names at the end of a sentence From:Jason Willebeek-LeMair <jlemair -at- cisco -dot- com> To:Jennifer Laiks <jlaiks -at- prioritycall -dot- com>, TECHWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com> Date:Wed, 1 Mar 2000 10:05:04 -0600
Depends upon your audience. Are you writing to network engineers? They
most likely will not be fooled. Are you writing to people who have
never seen a computer, domain name, or IP address? They may or may not
have difficulties, depending upon how well you explain IP addresses and
From: Jennifer Laiks [mailto:jlaiks -at- prioritycall -dot- com]
Sent: Wednesday, March 01, 2000 9:48 AM
Subject: IP addresses/domain names at the end of a sentence
A big thanks to all the people who responded to my indenting inquiry. I
submitting the following for someone who is not on the techwr-l list, so
please respond to the list rather than to me so she can check the
Here is the question:
I want to find out how people handle IP addresses and domain names at
end of a sentence. We put the domain name and IP address in a different
font. But will the period at the end of the sentence confuse the reader?
Will they think it's part of the information? For example:
. , the default domain is usually xyz.com.
. determine that its IP address is 22.214.171.124.
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