define 'comma'?

Subject: define 'comma'?
From: "Carnall, Jane" <Jane -dot- Carnall -at- compaq -dot- com>
To: "'TECHWR-L'" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 4 Nov 1999 11:51:56 -0000

Hi all,

In a manual, where name_pairs are separated by a comma, is it appropriate to
include a comma in brackets after the word 'comma'?

Like this:

The name_pairs are separated by a comma ( , ).

Who doesn't know what a comma is? Well, maybe lots of people don't... hm.


Jane Carnall
Technical Writer, Compaq, UK
Unless stated otherwise, these opinions are mine, and mine alone.

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