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On 08/20/2013 06:01 PM, William Wells wrote:
While there is no ISO or equivalent, there are a lot of

In the US:  The "real" expert (in the US) on this subject
seems to be
the Chicago Manual of Style.  It sets forth what Publishers
desire/want/will not accept unless it complies with
regarding submissions.

Brits have The Cambridge Handbook for Editors, Authors and
Publishers among others, and the EU has its own Style Manual

Oh, and for students, there is the "Elements of Style".

There are Academic Styles, Styles for Medical writing ad

So, the devs could lose many hours sleep trying to
generate a program to cover all eventualities.

I think there is a difference between a style for submitting a manuscript to a publisher and a style for final publication. I understand many publishers want manuscripts submitted in double spaced type, which they would never use when actually publishing the book. Our discussion has been more about good final product than initial submissions.


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