From: Alan Wood (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Wed Mar 12 2003 - 03:34:44 EST
Christopher John Fynn wrote:
> Print e.g. oestrogen (where oe represents a single
> sound), but, e.g., chloro-ethane (not chloroethane) to avoid
Please don't try to apply these rules to chemical nomenclature - there are
already enough people who get the hyphens wrong, without encouraging them.
The 2 authorities, IUPAC and CAS, regard choroethane as correct.
http://www.alanwood.net (Unicode, special characters, pesticide names)
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