Re: [BULK] Re: Use of word "reference" when cross referencing

Subject: Re: [BULK] Re: Use of word "reference" when cross referencing
From: Gene Kim-Eng <techwr -at- genek -dot- com>
To: Mike McCallister <mike -dot- mccallister -at- pkware -dot- com>, Lin Sims <ljsims -dot- ml -at- gmail -dot- com>, TECHWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 15 Aug 2018 09:27:04 -0700

Lin posted this question in the context of a discussion with a co-worker. The key to what to do here is in whether it's just two writers disagreeing about what to do in new documents, or if the company's existing documents are already doing it.

Gene Kim-Eng


On 8/15/2018 7:47 AM, Mike McCallister wrote:

I like Gene's idea here. Our mainframe docs have had this use of "reference" for a very long time, usually when citing IBM documentation that we don't directly link to. It still jars me when I read it. If I'm editing some section for another reason, I will often change 'reference' to 'see,' but only if it makes sense.


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Use of word "reference" when cross referencing: From: Lin Sims
Re: Use of word "reference" when cross referencing: From: Gene Kim-Eng
RE: [BULK] Re: Use of word "reference" when cross referencing: From: Mike McCallister

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