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Subject:Re: Summary: Standard Editing process From:Sarah Carroll <sarahc -at- INDIGO -dot- IE> Date:Mon, 18 May 1998 12:24:42 +0100
What I was referring to was not so much
Plain English, as a system that requires
that the writer uses only words and phrases
that have prior approval. This "controls" the
content of the documents by "restricting" the
writer to a subset of the language.
These systems are often used in situations
where there is potential for a lot of re-use
of text, or where the material is to be
localised, often using Machine or Translation
sarahc -at- indigo -dot- ie
At 14:55 15/05/98 EST, Diane Williams wrote:
> What is "controlled English"? Is that the same as "Plain English"?