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Subject:Re: Style Guides From:Jim Venis <ujv01 -at- MAILHOST -dot- UNIDATA -dot- COM> Date:Mon, 24 Jan 1994 12:43:39 CST
> _Hart's Rules for Compositors and Editors the University
> Press, Oxford_, (Oxford University Press)
> Mine is the thirty-ninth edition, but I've heard that it is now in its
> fortieth. It covers rules for setting English, Dutch, Afrikaans,
> French, German, Greek, Latin, Italian, Russian, Spanish, Catalan,
> Portuguese, Turkish, and Welsh, as well as "Oriental Languages in
> Roman Type". There are sections on spelling, proof correction,
> division of words, spacing, and, well, everything else.
The (U.S.) Government Printing Office Syle Manual also covers many of these
languages in some detail. --Jim Venis ujv01 -at- unidata -dot- com