Re: the Web....or web....

Subject: Re: the Web....or web....
From: Janice Gelb <janiceg -at- marvin -dot- eng -dot- sun -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 24 Oct 2000 15:29:15 -0700 (PDT)

In article ORG -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com, tech_mw -at- yahoo -dot- com (m w) writes:
>I'm seeing "Web" spelled in a lower-case form quite a
>bit these days....what is the current "Web"
>common enough that it can be lower-case now?
>How about Internet/internet?

Our rules are the following:

* Internet is capped because it is short for the
proper-noun name of an official protocol.

* "Web" is capitalized when referring to the World Wide
Web ("The Web site is outstanding"). It
is lowercase when used generally ("Don't use the blink
command on your web pages").

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