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> What style guide do you use (if it's a company style guide, do you know if
> it was based on any previously published style guide)?
> Are you edited by anyone on a regular basis like a dedicated editor or is it
> by peer review?
The results are:
Style guide: Corporate/proprietary/writer's own was the big winner,
clearly outnumbering Chicago, Microsoft, and Chicago-MS mixed. Some
respondants said that they have their own company's style guide, but use
Chicago to settle disputes. Only person said they use what I do (Gregg).
Editing: Peer review outnumbered dedicated editor almost 3 to 1. A lot of
respondants expressed a desire to have a dedicated editor however. In fact,
almost all of them want one.
The raw stuff....
Number of respondants indicating:
Company style guide: 16 (5 said they use Chicago to settle disputes)
Company but based on Chicago: 4
Company but based on Microsoft: 1
Chicago only: 5
Microsoft only: 2
Chicago/MS hybrid: 5
("other" being a guide specific to an industry)
Peer review: 30
Dedicated editor: 11
Not everyone answered both questions, so the number totals are uneven. :/