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What handbooks on writing about computers do you consult as
professionals? As an advisor on writing instruction, I'm trying
to help the Computer Science Department here improve its library. I
know a few general handbooks on technical writing, but am wondering
about manuals for writers of documentation, for instance.
(I'm half-ready to hear that you don't consult books, but only
Coordinator of Writing Support,
University of Toronto.