[visionlist] [cvnet] Abbreviations

Stephen Dain s.dain at unsw.edu.au
Thu Apr 28 20:35:51 -04 2022

The number of acronymns is also being limited in some.  I have not had the cheek yet to point out the difference between an acronym and an abbreviation!!!


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Date: Friday, 29 April 2022 at 3:30 am
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Subject: [cvnet] Abbreviations

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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