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When you write a German text, then the rules of the German language are valid. Rules from other languages are irrelevant (except for verbatim quotations that are marked as such). This is true for all types of text, also for specialized language (i.e. technical documentation of a computer program). Of course you can use special terms that come from other ...


The official German spelling rules mention specialised languages (Fachsprache) at some points. Some of them make exceptions for specialised langugaes, namely regarding the capitalisation of fixed terms from specialised languages (Goldener Schnitt, Schwarze Witwe) and the punctuation of abbrevations (RflEttÜAÜG). But there is no general licence for ...

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