On 29/06/2020 21:40, Antoine Pitrou wrote:
IMHO, the fact that the "Strunk & White standard" is not known by everybody (it's certainly not by me) was enough of a reason to remove that wording and replace it with a clearer phrasing.
Or perhaps to amplify on why something like S&W is a good guide (and not a standard) in how to write formal English? If you aren't interested in the nuts and bolts of the English language there's no reason for you to know of Strunk and White, the Chicago Manual of Style or any of a number of other similar books on the subject. They are all useful to someone who intends to write much, though.