Re: Re[2]: Style Guides, Take II

Subject: Re: Re[2]: Style Guides, Take II
From: Robert Plamondon <robert -at- PLAMONDON -dot- COM>
Date: Wed, 16 Dec 1998 18:20:20 -0800

> From: david_wollenberger -at- woodland-hills -dot- sterling -dot- com

>I was raised with the Chicago Manual, but at my present job they use
>Microsoft Manual of Style, and most of our software is not even for
>the PC.
>
>I wonder why, if so many tech writers think Microsoft publishes bad
>manuals and their manual of style sucks so much, so many departments
>are using it as their standard.

You'd almost think that the average tech writing department had a
pointy-haired boss or something.

-- Robert
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541-453-5841 * Fax: 541-453-4139
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