Re: punctuation et al. rules

Subject: Re: punctuation et al. rules
From: Lin Sims <ljsims -dot- ml -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: Peter Neilson <neilson -at- windstream -dot- net>
Date: Tue, 21 Feb 2017 15:16:41 -0500

It would be, but luckily I don't have to deal with litres in this job, as I
work for a chip design company.

But yeah. Not a choice I'd have gone with. Why can't everyone do things my
way? After all, I'm always right.*


;-)

*Not really.

On Tue, Feb 21, 2017 at 3:13 PM, Peter Neilson <neilson -at- windstream -dot- net>
wrote:

> So a one-liter flask is a 1l flask? Sure looks like eleven to me. (I'm
> using Courier right now.)
>
>
> On Tue, 21 Feb 2017 15:09:25 -0500, Lin Sims <ljsims -dot- ml -at- gmail -dot- com> wrote:
>
> Would you believe, my current company has updated its corporate style guide
>> so that if the unit is represented by a single-letter abbreviation (as in
>> V
>> for volt, or Î for ohms, we don't have a space between the number and the
>> unit no matter whether it's a noun or a phrasal adjective?
>>
>>
>> <shudder>
>>
>> On Tue, Feb 21, 2017 at 2:43 PM, Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com>
>> wrote:
>>
>> This is the main reason I keep style guides handy. Some engineer wants
>>> to waste my time arguing about an arbitrary style issue, I point to
>>> the rule in the book and we both get back to increasing shareholder
>>> value.
>>>
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Follow-Ups:

References:
punctuation et al. rules: From: Ken Poshedly
Re: punctuation et al. rules: From: Robert Lauriston
RE: punctuation et al. rules: From: Annette Reilly
Re: punctuation et al. rules: From: Tony Chung
Re: punctuation et al. rules: From: Ken Poshedly
Re: punctuation et al. rules: From: Lin Sims
Re: punctuation et al. rules: From: Ken Poshedly
RE: punctuation et al. rules: From: Cardimon, Craig
Re: punctuation et al. rules: From: Robert Lauriston
Re: punctuation et al. rules: From: Lin Sims
Re: punctuation et al. rules: From: Peter Neilson

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