Re: Microsoft Manual of Style questions

Subject: Re: Microsoft Manual of Style questions
From: "Michael West" <mbwest -at- bigpond -dot- com>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Sun, 25 Apr 2010 00:02:15 +1000

Lauren wrote:

> I can't wait until the try to define style and usage
> rules for Twitter.

By "the" I assume you mean Microsoft.

Why would they define style and usage rules for Twitter? No need, because
who cares? There is, however, a definite need for consistency and clarity
in technical publications. And that's why Microsoft (and Apple, IBM, Xerox,
Sun and several others) invested money in developing in-house style guides.

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