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Subject:Using commas in lists From:David Oberstadt <daveo -at- VNET -dot- IBM -dot- COM> Date:Mon, 16 May 1994 12:48:35 PDT
I agree with Sean, Marci, and the others.
Although IBM's official style includes the last comma in lists,
I notice almost everyone omits it in casual correspondence.
I think they were taught in grade school to not use the
last comma and the habit carries on. I have never heard
any justification for not using the last comma.
David Oberstadt Santa Teresa Lab
daveo -at- vnet -dot- ibm -dot- com San Jose, California
If something is done well,
no one will ask 'How long did
it take?' but 'Who did it?'