This article explains the purpose of the revision of the Guidelines for Writers. The purpose of this article is twofold: first, to provide information that will help authors better understand the purpose of the revision and make the best use of the revised guidelines in writing papers. The second is mainly for reviewers to understand the awareness of the issues involved in the revision, and to help understand the key points of the review according to the types of JSiSE papers so that there will be no discrepancies in understanding among authors, reviewers, and the editorial board. The main point of this revision at the macro level is to clarify the relationship between the two types of JSiSE papers, general papers and practical papers, and especially to clarify the concept of treating both types of papers on an equal footing. This paper first summarizes the awareness of the issues that led to this revision and explains the basic philosophy of the revision. Then, the specific content and purpose of the revision will be explained. The review format has also been revised to reflect the revision of the Guidelines for Writers, which is explained to help authors write their papers and to help reviewers understand the intention of the revision of the review format.