Re: What comes after Appendix Z

Subject: Re: What comes after Appendix Z
From: Lois Patterson <loisrpatterson -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: techwr-l <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 23 Jul 2015 14:30:39 -0700

My opinion is to number the appendices. Although Excel, among others, uses
the convention for columns of Z, followed by AA, AB, etc., not everyone
knows this. With numbering, there is no ambiguity.


Lois

On Thu, Jul 23, 2015 at 1:31 PM, <Joyce -dot- Fetterman -at- l-3com -dot- com> wrote:

> Bear, I actually thought of going to A1, A2, and so on.
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> To those who questioned my choice to include so many appendices: it wasn't
> my choice. It wasn't even my manager's choice or my employer's choice.
> Surely you've heard that the customer is always right? Perhaps more to the
> point, the party that signs the checks can have whatever they demand, even
> if it makes us cringe to produce it. Even if we've tried our best to
> persuade the check-signers that there's a better way.
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> Thanks for the helpful replies.
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> Joyce
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> Regarding the format of the numbers, and ignoring possible content
> issues...
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> I'm okay with appendix AA, provided the 28th is numbered AB, not BB. Or
> you could renumber everything...
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> A, B, C, etc. to AA, AB, AC ... AZ, BA, BB, BC ...
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> Or mixed-format numbering
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> A1, A2, A3, etc., to C8, C9, D1, D2 etc.
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> I don't know why A8, A9, B1 ... rather than A8, A9, B0, B1 ...
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> No reason, I guess.
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> Bear
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