[visionlist] [cvnet] Abbreviations

Horowitz, Todd (NIH/NCI) [E] todd.horowitz at nih.gov
Thu Apr 28 14:36:01 -05 2022


Is this a general problem or an isolated incident? I just pulled up the most reent 5 papers from JoV in my databse, and they all had "e.g."

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Does anyone know why "e.g."  and  "i.e." are being edited out of journals, especially JOV?  They're well understood concise short-hand for cumbersome longer phrases, so I would like to understand the objections to using them.
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QZ

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