[rfc-i] CMOS

John R Levine johnl at taugh.com
Sat Oct 7 18:45:12 PDT 2017


On Sun, 8 Oct 2017, Brian E Carpenter wrote:
>> Could author take the editor's advice rather than arguing about nits?
>
> Generally, yes, and I rarely have a quarrel with the RFC Editor's editing.
> But guidance at an earlier stage might be very useful for many of our
> authors, and something freely available on the web would be better than
> something behind a paywall. In any case, CMOS is far too long for most
> people to use as a quick reference.

That's why we have copy editors, so authors don't have to worry about 
style nits.  Perhaps the author could just take the editor's advice.

I suspect I've dealt with at least as many copy editors as anyone else 
here, and that's what I always do.

R's,
John


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