Part of the assumption here is that if an editor is conversant with electronic data transmission, then he is probably already aware of the specialized rules. However, a few general guidelines can be offered for editors still producing paper documents sent through the postal system.
e-mail addressese-mail addresses are as varied as the companies that provide the service, but a few generalities apply:
Web PagesThe same rules apply for printing web addresses as it does for e-mail addresses. They tend to be longer, so an editor will have to be careful about how he prints them out in a line of text. Certainly, it may be necessary to split a line of text; if so, be sure to do so at a forward virgule (/) in the address line. For example, an editor might print the following:
If you want a good idea of what's going on in our neighboring chapters,
Notice that no terminal punctuation is used because it might be considered part of the address, even though any user familiar with the Internet would know that no period will ever end an address.