RE: Username or user name

Subject: RE: Username or user name
From: "Bonnie Granat" <bgranat -at- granatedit -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 31 Mar 2005 14:27:37 -0500 (EST)

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> From: bounce-techwr-l-137490 -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
> [mailto:bounce-techwr-l-137490 -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com] On Behalf
> Of Rowles, Carol
> Sent: Thursday, March 31, 2005 1:24 PM
> Subject: Username or user name
> Our QC department is questioning which to use. I have found
> it both ways
> throughout various encyclopedias on the web. However,
> Microsoft's Manual
> of Style says it is two words unless reflecting the
> interface. Not sure
> what they mean by that. Opinions please. Thanks.

They mean, "If your developers will not correct the word "username" that
appears next to a text box or other control in the application, use that
incorrect spelling."

Bonnie Granat
Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA


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