And I say be careful about what you read and believe on the internet,, unless I post it of course, LOL. Would you not guess that the people who make the rings would want to give them the best shot at working well? Here is what Hastings says about honing.
Now get that that hone out and hone that cylinder! And when your done CLEAN it properly which is not a quick wipe with a shop rag. I was taught to wash the bores with hot soapy water and a stiff bristle brush. When you can oil the bore and wipe it with a white rag and it doesnt turn the rag grey you have it clean.