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Re: comma style?

From: Jodi Schneider <jodi.schneider@deri.org>
Date: Fri, 16 Sep 2011 19:20:20 +0100
Cc: Karen Coyle <kcoyle@kcoyle.net>, public-xg-lld@w3.org
Message-Id: <5438B020-6EE1-47CD-9F5E-45471D128B01@deri.org>
To: Tom Baker <tbaker@tbaker.de>
Thanks for correcting me and for recording that, Tom.

So -- would someone be willing to apply this throughout the documents?

Find all -- "and"
Find all -- "or"
should get most of them. Then ideally they'd be reviewed one-by-one in find-and-replace in your favorite editor.

Sorry I didn't shout about this question earlier!

-Jodi

On 15 Sep 2011, at 20:46, Tom Baker wrote:

> I'm quite sure we decided to use "one, two, and three" (WITH the comma), though
> I should have recorded this clearly in ConversionStyle.
> 
> I'm not strongly opposed to "one, two and three", but I did make make this
> correction to the final-comma style one or two dozen times in the sections I
> checked...
> 
> Tom
> 
> 
> On Thu, Sep 15, 2011 at 04:37:53PM +0100, Jodi Schneider wrote:
>> Great, added to punctuation in the ConversionStyle:
>> * Use of commas as in: "one, two and three"
>> 
>> :) -Jodi
>> 
>> On 15 Sep 2011, at 16:17, Karen Coyle wrote:
>> 
>>> What I remember us deciding, and it is incongruous, is to use UK style (no comma before final and) for this, even though we are using US style for everything else. I'd hate to have to change it at this point, though. Maybe it's a small enough matter that it won't get noticed? Also, it's not forbidden to use that format in US writing, just not the majority choice, AFAIK. (Chi Manual of Style says to use US format... :-( )
>>> 
>>> kc
>>> 
>>> Quoting Jodi Schneider <jodi.schneider@deri.org>:
>>> 
>>>> Did we decide on a comma style? We seem to be avoiding ", or" and ", and", e.g.:
>>>> 
>>>> "to identify, re-use or connect to "
>>>> 
>>>> -Jodi
>>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> -- 
>>> Karen Coyle
>>> kcoyle@kcoyle.net http://kcoyle.net
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>>> 
>>> 
>> 
> 
> -- 
> Tom Baker <tom@tombaker.org>
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