Capitalization - current trends?

Subject: Capitalization - current trends?
From: "Stephen Anders" <stephen -dot- anders -at- degree2 -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 5 Mar 2001 12:28:40 -0000

In my company, the marketing and company ID people have put this in the
style guide:

"Never use capitals on any work except at the beginning of sentences and
unless it is a proper noun."

Thus I cannot use the usual 'Title Case' for books, chapters, figures and
tables. One problem with this is that cross references get much harder to

Is this common style now? Is it workable/acceptable?
Stephen Anders
mailto:stephen -dot- anders -at- degree2 -dot- com


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