RE: Typographical conventions

Subject: RE: Typographical conventions
From: "Dan Goldstein" <DGoldstein -at- riverainmedical -dot- com>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 13 Mar 2007 11:41:13 -0400

No, it's not much opportunity for confusion, but for some people that's

In *some* cases, even a series of three items should be presented as a
list of numbered steps. Do what works best for your readers.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Dori Green
> Sent: Tuesday, March 13, 2007 10:33 AM
> To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
> Subject: RE: Typographical conventions
> A great article in one of the STC publications many years ago
> specified "more than four". I'm not looking it up this
> minute, but I think either S&W or the CMS rule is the same.
> Listing three items is simple --
> a COMMA, b COMMA, and CEE PERIOD. Not much opportunity
> for confusion.

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