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From: Gene Kim-Eng <techwr -at- genek -dot- com>
To: "techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 5 Jan 2012 09:05:14 -0800

The OP is the sole author at one site, which is not necessarily the entire
company. And if there is a style guide, it may apply across the entire
company and be owned by another department, such as Marketing. Jumping in
and making changes at a new job without first investigating the status quo
is a really good way to reduce the life expectancy of the job.

Gene Kim-Eng

On Thu, Jan 5, 2012 at 8:45 AM, <> wrote:

> FApple vs. Microsoft arguments aside, you are the sole writer for the
> company, therefore you should have the freedom and agency to change
> whatever you think needs to be changed. Style Guides are working documents
> that are constantly being revised based on what the writers think needs to
> become part of the company's style. I say make the change, and any other
> changes you see fit.

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