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Re: What do you think are Important grammar rules/ideas?
Subject:Re: What do you think are Important grammar rules/ideas? From:"Eric J. Ray" <ejray -at- RAYCOMM -dot- COM> Date:Mon, 26 Jul 1999 12:53:34 -0600
Isn't there an IBM style guide to reference?
altonm -at- US -dot- IBM -dot- COM wrote:
> This other guy and I are creating a document with standards, guidelines and
> grammar rules for a department of techies. I've been assigned the task of
> deciding what grammar things to include in this static paper document. We are
> also gonna have a Web site for the not so important or common stuff (whatever
> that is...)
> Soooo, now I gotta figure out the most important stuff to include, cause I can't
> just hand everyone a grammar book.
> So, what do you guys think are the most important things to include?
> The people we are writing the book for are mostly people with college educations
> who used to work in help centers. Now they work on an IBM Web site, writing
> help tips. (http://www.pc.ibm.com/support)
> Melissa Alton
> Professional Information Developer
> 919-517-0331 T/L 255-0331
> altonm -at- us -dot- ibm -dot- com
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