Re: QUESTION: *writing* style guides for the web

Subject: Re: QUESTION: *writing* style guides for the web
From: John Posada <john -at- TDANDW -dot- COM>
Date: Thu, 23 Oct 1997 09:57:21 -0400

durl...

See if there is something along those lines on this page from my site.

http://www.tdandw.com/web_style_guides.htm



durl wrote:
>
> Hi,
> Those of you who read me know I'm big on citing Style Guides as my
> authority when discussing the way I approach a documentation project
> with a client.
> Tomorrow I'm meeting with a client who's *actually budgeted for a tech
> writer* to work on the web sites his company designs, mostly for
> manufacturers. Using the Archives, I checked out some web sites
> purporting to be style guides, and they are, but for design, software,
> "style sheets,"--not *writing*.
> Anybody know of any style guides, paper or on-line, that address, with
> some authority, *writing* for the Web? I'm looking for something that,
> for example:
> * advocates bullets and lists
> * um...well, if I knew, I wouldn't be asking!
> He presumably has designers. I want to demonstrate value-added
> *writer*, since he's clued in. TIA,
> Mary
> Will tab and post
>
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