ToDADS errata: Introduction

published: Tue, 17-Jun-2003   |   updated: Sat, 20-Aug-2016
Image of Julian's book

1. Page xvii. There's a reference to that should, of course, be Even though the URL is split across lines, it should not have a hyphen.

The Microsoft Manual of Style for Technical Publications has this to say on the subject:

Avoid breaking URLs. If you must break them, do so at the end of a section of the address immediately before the next forward slash. Do not include a hyphen.

So, Wordware got it doubly wrong. Heck, compared with the other things they got wrong in the book (don't ask), this is trivial.

Thanks to Donacha Cullagh.