Re: Use of word "reference" when cross referencing

Subject: Re: Use of word "reference" when cross referencing
From: Jim Jones <han4yu3 -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: Gene Kim-Eng <techwr -at- genek -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 14 Aug 2018 16:59:55 -0500

"See" is definitely better and is standard for tech and many business
documents but "reference" came before and is still common in many places.
"Reference" used in the described way can be said to be too fancy, but it
is correct.

Jim Jones

atanet.org

Chair, Chinese to English certification

Article in current newsletter of the ATA Chinese Language Division about
the new Chinese to English certification program our team put together

On Tue, Aug 14, 2018 at 4:45 PM, Gene Kim-Eng <techwr -at- genek -dot- com> wrote:

> "Reference" almost universally is used to describe an external information
> source. That said, if the company is already using it and customers don't
> seem to have a problem understanding the documents, I wouldn't expend any
> energy going to battle over it. "Proper" is not necessarily the same as
> "important."
>
> Gene Kim-Eng
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References:
Use of word "reference" when cross referencing: From: Lin Sims
Re: Use of word "reference" when cross referencing: From: Gene Kim-Eng

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