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Arguably, but "select the appropriate baud rate" is correct only if
you are in fact selecting a baud rate. If you're setting bits per
second, "baud" is the wrong word, with or without "rate."
On Wed, Jul 1, 2009 at 10:28 AM, Bill Swallow<techcommdood -at- gmail -dot- com> wrote:
> Looks like "baud rate" is acceptable.
> On Wed, Jul 1, 2009 at 11:00 AM, Joel<eleysium -at- gmail -dot- com> wrote:
>> A style guide that I have says that 'baud rate' is redundant because baud
>> is a rate (similar to ATM machine). And yet, saying something like, "select
>> the appropriate baud" just seems odd to read. Any opinions on keeping or
>> dropping "rate"?
> Bill Swallow
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