RE: IP addresses/domain names at the end of a sentence

Subject: RE: IP addresses/domain names at the end of a sentence
From: "Harry Bacheler" <hbacheler -at- geo -dot- census -dot- gov>
To: "Jennifer Laiks" <jlaiks -at- prioritycall -dot- com>, "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 1 Mar 2000 11:56:20 -0500

Jennifer

On the WIRED magazine website they have begun a "Web Style Guide", of sorts.

I have been using the following to set off URLs, IP addresses based on their
guide

example << hbacheler -at- bigfoot -dot- com >>.

This definitely sets the information off and you can search for it, etc.

Harry M. Bacheler, Jr.
Consultant
VGS, Inc.

"The thoughts, ideas, and opinions expressed in my portion
of this email are mine and mine alone. They are not the
thoughts, ideas, and/or opinions of any past, present, or
future employers, or any group that I might belong to."

> -----Original Message-----
> From: bounce-techwr-l-20951 -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com
> [mailto:bounce-techwr-l-20951 -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com]On Behalf Of Jennifer
> Laiks
> Sent: Wednesday, 01 March, 2000 10:48 AM
> To: TECHWR-L
> Subject: IP addresses/domain names at the end of a sentence
>... snip, snip ...
> Here is the question:
>
> I want to find out how people handle IP addresses and domain names at the
> 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 132.147.0.190.
>
>





Previous by Author: Application Identification (was RE: Sorting columns in a table)
Next by Author: RE: Writing error messages? (longish)
Previous by Thread: Re: IP addresses/domain names at the end of a sentence
Next by Thread: RE: IP addresses/domain names at the end of a sentence


What this post helpful? Share it with friends and colleagues:

Sponsored Ads


Sponsored Ads