Re: Writing Simple English for International Audiences
A friend who works for an international geophysical data processing company
wants to know
"Are there any published standards for writing documentation using
a minimal set of English words? My interest is simple English, best
non-native English readers. I think such a standard would be
I've searched the periodical area of the STC website for the terms
simplified, global, native, and English with some success.
Any other suggestions?
You may also want to search on "controlled English" as well. The agricultural technology industry has done a lot of work with controlled English, and a number of standards have evolved, due in part to the efforts of companies like Caterpillar.
bburns -at- scriptorium -dot- com - 208-484-4459
Senior Technical Consultant
Scriptorium Publishing Services, Inc. - http://www.scriptorium.com
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