Re: Software Style guide

Subject: Re: Software Style guide
From: Al Barten <barten -at- MMFES1 -dot- PSF -dot- GE -dot- COM>
Date: Tue, 17 Jan 1995 13:26:12 -0500

Thanks for the sound advice. I can see my next step is to get the IBM,
Apple, and Windows style guides.


On Mon, 16 Jan 1995, Lisa Baker wrote:

> My suggestion on creating a style guide is to start with the
> known quantities and then customize it for your company
> from there. For example, before the Windows 3.x style
> guide came out, we were creating a corporate style guide for
> our Windows applications. We looked at the IBM and Apple
> style guides for direction and made our decisions from there.
> If it's a platform such as Windows, OS/2 or Apple that
> already has a strong style guide, make sure the company
> follows the basics and create add-ons for your needs.
> Hope this helps.
> Lisa Baker lisab -at- wordperfect -dot- com
> Master Technical Writer - WordPerfect, Novell Applications
> Group

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