style query: casing of abbreviations

Subject: style query: casing of abbreviations
From: "Crimmin, Peter" <Peter -dot- Crimmin -at- scansoft -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 29 Apr 2005 09:04:44 -0400

Is it REALLY necesssary to use uppercase for abbreviations? Why shout?

Sample sentences for comparison:

When the actor is filled with true, the VCL attributes are verified.
When the actor is filled with true, the vcl attributes are verified.

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