Astrophysics Source Code Library

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Style guide

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ASCL editors write or edit code entries to remove extraneous information and to make records conform with ASCL style standards summarized here (written in the imperative as these were originally written for our own use). For examples of what not to do, look through old entries (2010, 2011), which are rife with all the things we say to avoid.