Re: Punctuation outside US

Subject: Re: Punctuation outside US
From: Lois Patterson <loisrpatterson -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: techwr-l <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 6 Jun 2017 19:11:58 -0700

Are you writing in English for the South American market? I'm not sure
there is a standard as to whether US or British English should be used in
that case. Most important would be to pick one standard and stick with it.
Are you using the same content in another market also?

If you are writing in Spanish or Portuguese, I don't know what the
convention is.


Lois Patterson



On Tue, Jun 6, 2017 at 3:32 PM, Jim <jameswitkin -at- gmail -dot- com> wrote:

> I know there are different practices for placing the period or comma inside
> or outside quotation marks. In the US, we place the period, comma inside
> the "quotation mark," while in the UK, it is placed outside.
>
> I'm developing some documentation for the South American market. Does
> anyone know what the practice is there for this type of punctuation?
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