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Subject: Re: [office] Glossary for 1.2

2008/7/16 Patrick Durusau <patrick@durusau.net>:

> Do you mean as in having a "definitions" section?

A section where terms used differently from a dictionary may
be collected. Glossary or 'definitions' fits that bill.

> Personally I dislike such sections as it forces a repetition of information
> that is defined elsewhere.

Or the definitions section refers to the actual definition
Or the section refers to the definitions.

The latter is clearer.

> That is I agree that terms should be defined but those definitions should
> occur in context and not in a list divorced from that context.

Due to the length of the document I disagree.
Searching for a term is horrible and wastes time in the current standard.


Dave Pawson

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