[Make-wifi-fast] some basic guidance on how to write something for the fcc

Dave Taht dave.taht at gmail.com
Mon Sep 14 19:52:13 EDT 2015

I note that I did not write this advice... and I still don't know what
sort of header or signature info should be included.

On Mon, Sep 14, 2015 at 4:09 PM, Dave Taht <dave.taht at gmail.com> wrote:
> * Remember your target audience is policy makers and lawyers.
> * Fully spell out any and all acronyms -- ALL of them.
> * Use footnotes for any detailed discussion of a point where needed.
> Lots of them.
> * Use footnotes to cite others work, claims of specific numbers,
> performance. benefits, costs, etc.  Even your own.  Do ALOT of this!!!
> * Did I say to use lots of footnotes????  And NOT endnotes - put the
> footnotes at the bottom of each page.
> * If you include any charts in the main body - keep them very simple
> and explain everything in them.  Anything more than a very few simple
> charts - put in an appendix.
> * I would recommend any and all technical details in an appendix, etc.
> * Different - but I suggest that you use 12 font times-roman, double
> spaced text for the main body
> A bit more meaty items:
> * Talk to consumer/public benefits.
> * Talk to costs to implement for providers/carriers/public.
> * Talk to policy perspective vs technical perspective.  Refer to
> techie talk in your main body but put all techie details in appendix.
> If you have a short clear précis (redundant terms - but I wanted to
> emphasize the point) put that in a footnote and details in appendix.
> Submitting:
> overall:   https://www.fcc.gov/guides/how-comment
> paper:  see https://www.fcc.gov/guides/how-file-paper-documents-fcc
> electronic: http://apps.fcc.gov/ecfs/upload/display;ECFSSESSION=JS5vV2SbXTD7LHltYX41B9SbcBfLrz19CJz8hgpP2QLWlGCTv1Qn!310921635!-543955373
> --
> Dave Täht
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Dave Täht
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