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

Subject: Re: the Web....or web....
From: "Tracy Boyington" <tracy_boyington -at- okcareertech -dot- org>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 25 Oct 2000 08:49:52 -0500

The small "w" web could be an intranet or extranet, which wouldn't necessarily be part of the World Wide Web...

Tracy Boyington tracy_boyington -at- okcareertech -dot- org
Oklahoma Department of Career & Technology Education
Stillwater, OK

>>> Mike Stockman <stockman -at- jagunet -dot- com> 10/24/00 08:02PM >>>
On 10/24/00 6:29 PM, Janice Gelb (janiceg -at- marvin -dot- eng -dot- sun -dot- com) wrote:

>* "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").

Ummm... aren't those the same usage? You're referring to the World Wide
Web in both examples, which would make it short for a proper name, which
would be "Web."

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