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Subject:RE: Need help with a pompous engineer From:"Beilby, Margaret" <MBeilby -at- ebuilt -dot- com> To:"TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com> Date:Thu, 14 Feb 2002 13:10:56 -0800
<<I looked in several online dictionaries, renotification was nowhere to be
>From Read Me First: A Style Guide for the Computer Industry, pages 79-80:
"Because the computer industry has developed unique terminology, the use of
hyphens has become troublesome. Computer documents are often littered with
unnecessary hyphens. . . apply this general rule: Hyphenate a multiword
expression when used as a modifier; do not hyphenate the expression when
used as a verb or noun."
Hope this helps.
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