Writing and Editing
The Text Encoding Initiative: “TEI is an international and interdisciplinary standard that helps libraries, museums, publishers, and individual scholars represent all kinds of literary and linguistic texts for online research and teaching, using an encoding scheme that is maximally expressive and minimally obsolescent.” Jeffrey Veen on accessible design, with links to examples. Position Is Everything: a CSS site with an emphasis on designing around browser quirks (good links, too). CSS column layouts compatible with Netscape 4.x (and more here, too). How to use CSS to make line spacing consistent when using superscript and subscript characters. Design Detector pulls an extreme CSS stunt.
How computers cause bad writing. A gallery of "misused" quotation marks. The Apostrophe Protection Society. Links to citation style guides at the University of Iowa. The online stylesheet for Convergence Magazine. Relics of the Post Age: "Rescuing the handwritten letter from extinction." Open Brackets, a weblog often about translation. Rudy Limeback’s guidelines for writing.
warblogging.com. Wealth Bondage. UFO Breakfast. Ask Edward Tufte. Jorn Barger’s elegantly neglected Robot Wisdom pages. The Dreyfuss Report is an Iraq-and-national-security-issues weblog. Editor Teresa Nielsen Hayden’s Making Light weblog. Rebecca Blood. Coudal Partners. Die Puny Humans. Languagelog. Plasticbag.org. Thingsmagazine.net. Thinking while Typing. Moonmilk. Jill/txt.