Splunk® Style Guide

Splunk Style Guide

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Avoid anthropomorphisms

Anthropomorphism is attributing human characteristics to inanimate objects. Computers don't think, want, worry, or do other things that are uniquely human. Avoid anthropomorphisms in your writing.

The forwarder sends data to the location that you set in the configuration file.
Processing components process the data.
The configuration file tells the forwarder where to send the data.
Processing components handle the data.
Last modified on 25 May, 2022
Write in indicative or imperative mood
Write accessible documentation

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