Re: Out of style?

Subject: Re: Out of style?
From: John Posada <jposada01 -at- yahoo -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 7 Jun 2001 20:18:22 -0700 (PDT)

I'm sorry...but in the whjole scheme of things, is this really worth
getting worked into a lather? Would a user see the nuance difference?

You have your style, they have theirs. They have two votes and you
have one. Time to find the next windmill.

> According to my group, both of the following are
> correct:
> Use the following format.
> <information>
> The format is as follows:
> <information>
> The following, however, is incorrect:
> Use the following format:
> <information>
> I'm accustomed to using a colon when enumerated items
> follow an introductory statement directly--even if
> "follows" or "following" are not the last words. A
> period stops the flow, and is used only when the
> introductory statement is complete, and other
> sentences or explanations separate it from the
> enumerated items.
> Is anyone else using my company's style?
> Am I just out of style?
> I'd really appreciate your perspective.

John Posada, Senior Technical Writer
"How to be happy in life: Never impose your beliefs
on anyone else and never fry bacon in the nude."
-- Anon
mailto:john -at- tdandw -dot- com, 732-259-2874

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