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Subject:Re: punctuation et al. rules From:Lin Sims <ljsims -dot- ml -at- gmail -dot- com> To:Peter Neilson <neilson -at- windstream -dot- net> Date:Tue, 21 Feb 2017 15:16:41 -0500
It would be, but luckily I don't have to deal with litres in this job, as I
work for a chip design company.
But yeah. Not a choice I'd have gone with. Why can't everyone do things my
way? After all, I'm always right.*
On Tue, Feb 21, 2017 at 3:13 PM, Peter Neilson <neilson -at- windstream -dot- net>
> So a one-liter flask is a 1l flask? Sure looks like eleven to me. (I'm
> using Courier right now.)
> On Tue, 21 Feb 2017 15:09:25 -0500, Lin Sims <ljsims -dot- ml -at- gmail -dot- com> wrote:
> Would you believe, my current company has updated its corporate style guide
>> so that if the unit is represented by a single-letter abbreviation (as in
>> for volt, or Î for ohms, we don't have a space between the number and the
>> unit no matter whether it's a noun or a phrasal adjective?
>> On Tue, Feb 21, 2017 at 2:43 PM, Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com>
>> This is the main reason I keep style guides handy. Some engineer wants
>>> to waste my time arguing about an arbitrary style issue, I point to
>>> the rule in the book and we both get back to increasing shareholder
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