RE: favorite technical style guide?

Subject: RE: favorite technical style guide?
From: "Steve Hudson" <cruddy -at- optushome -dot- com -dot- au>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 12 Jun 2002 19:11:54 +1000

Yeah - mine :-)

1) MS dictates natural language terms - BANG

2) MS spins all language derivations to their own angle (eg Spreadsheet)

3) MS is not an established world authority on grammar, style or vocabulary

4) Only use it when no authority says something different.

Me, I prefer CMS as a basic then state the variations.

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-----Original Message-----
From: K -dot- Honaker -at- epixtech -dot- com

Hi, all.

We've been using Microsoft's Style Guide for Technical Publications, but
it's four years old now. Is there a more current one out there that you'd

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