Re: Style and Procedure Schema?

Subject: Re: Style and Procedure Schema?
From: Janice Gelb <janiceg -at- marvin -dot- eng -dot- sun -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 6 Mar 2002 09:45:06 -0800 (PST)

In article kevinchristy -at- socal -dot- rr -dot- com, kevinchristy -at- socal -dot- rr -dot- com ("Kevin Christy") writes:
>
>2) Having said that, there obviously is a market for tech writing
>guidelines; Microsoft started selling their style manual when they found out
>that so many people outside of Microsoft wanted a copy of their internal
>guide.
>
>Perhaps what you're suggesting would be a Microsoft "Manual of Style for
>Technical Publications" expanded to include... well, I'm not sure. What are
>you looking for that you wouldn't find in such a book?
>

_Read Me First: A Style Guide for the Computer Industry_,
is meant to be just this: a platform-independent style guide
for tech writers and editors. I don't know if it covers all
the subjects that Timothy had in mind, but you can see the
Table of Contents at

http://www.sun.com/books/catalog/EdStyle?showItem=Table+of+Contents


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