Now don't go get all serious on me. It's Friday afternoon.

At 3:07 PM -0500 2/2/07, Fred Ridder wrote:
>If I'm writing a technical document (i.e. writing on a technical topic),
>I might need to refer to the semiconductor type, but I am exceedingly
>unlikely to ever refer to a style manual.
>If I am writing about the practice of technical writing, on the other
>hand, it's pretty unlikely that I will ever have to refer to types of
>semiconductors, and if I do I will certainly know to expand the
>>From: Bill Briggs <web at>
>>To: framers at, framers at
>>Subject: Re: Asking a favor
>>Date: Fri, 2 Feb 2007 15:28:57 -0400
>>... and breed further confusion with CMOS, which means Complementary Metal 
>>Oxide Semiconductor, and is commonly seen in tech writing.
>>- web
>>At 2:03 PM -0500 2/2/07, Fred Ridder wrote:
>>>Chicago Manual of Style is often abbreviated CMoS to avoid this
>>>>From: Stuart Rogers <srogers at>
>>>>CC: framers at, framers at
>>>>Subject: Re: Asking a favor
>>>>Date: Fri, 02 Feb 2007 12:51:40 -0500
>>>>Grant Hogarth wrote:
>>>>>CMS = "Content Management System" (Not always equal to "Contentment
>>>>>management system" <g>)
>>>>Unless the topic is style guides, in which case it's the Chicago Manual of 
>>>>Stuart Rogers
>>>>Technical Communicator
>>>>Phoenix Geophysics Limited
>>>>Toronto, ON, Canada
>>>>+1 (416) 491-7340 x 325
>>>>srogers phoenix-geophysics com
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