style/usage question

Subject: style/usage question
From: "Cardimon,Craig" <ccardimon -at- M-S-G -dot- com>
To: "Techwr-l" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 1 Feb 2007 14:45:27 -0500

I guess this could also be a matter of style.

Image you are updating documentation that refers to "Adobe Acrobat" just
as "Acrobat," and the term is well known only within a certain industry.

Would it be fair to change the first occurrence of "Acrobat" to "Adobe
Acrobat," and then add something like "(hereinafter referred to as
'Acrobat')" ?

I will probably shorten the parenthetical expression up a bit, but that
is the first thing that popped into my head.

-- Craig


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