Re: Style Manuals?

Subject: Re: Style Manuals?
From: Scott Wahl <wahl_scott -at- yahoo -dot- ca>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 8 May 2001 15:43:57 -0400 (EDT)

Hi Anne,

The MS Manual of Style does indeed cover this sort
of thing.

Example: for "megabits per second" it says: "Always
spell out at first mention; then use the
abbreviation Mbps" (p. 171).


--- Anne Robotti <Anne -dot- Robotti -at- radisys -dot- com> wrote:
> Can anyone point me toward a style manual that has
> recommendations for things like MBPS vs mbps, etc?
> I'm told that the Microsoft Manual of Style
> doesn't cover this kind of technical thing <snip>

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