RE: Enumeration question

Subject: RE: Enumeration question
From: "Nuckols, Kenneth M" <Kenneth -dot- Nuckols -at- mybrighthouse -dot- com>
To: "Dan Goldstein" <DGoldstein -at- riverainmedical -dot- com>, "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 13 Jun 2006 15:40:01 -0400

Dan Goldstein said...

> I did a fast, random survey of "who does" and "who doesn't." By
> I mean that I wasn't looking for supporters for either side.
> ----------------------------
> Use 'em:
> *
> * NCI Web Design & Usability Guidelines
> * IBM Style Guide
> * Jakob Nielsen
> *
> * EC Interinstitutional style guide
> * GNOME Documentation Style Guide
> * Intel Software Network Writer's Guide
> * U.S. Government Printing Office Style Manual
> * Lynch and Horton's Web Style Guide
> Don't use 'em:
> * The Apple Style Guide
> * DOE Standard Writer's Guide for Technical Procedures
> ----------------------------

And for the view from the fence, consult the Microsoft Manual of Style
(3rd Edition, p.118):

"Do not use a period following the step number unless your document
design requires it."

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