RE: Upper/lower case in heading

Subject: RE: Upper/lower case in heading
From: "Bonnie Granat" <bgranat -at- granatedit -dot- com>
To: "'List,Techwriter'" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 28 Jun 2006 05:05:15 -0400

Where's your house style guide?

Bonnie Granat

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> .com] On Behalf Of John Posada
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> Subject: Upper/lower case in heading
> Hi, guys...assuming we cannot change our style rule to sentence case
> and it outside of consideration at this point, what convention do you
> follow to justify your actions when you make a change to someone
> elses content from the perspective of case in headings?
> I'm checking the content of another writer's documnt and it appears
> he applies case in a random manner (but then maybe I just don't see
> the logic). For instance, following are some of the headings in a
> Release Note:
> -Broker Might Be Inadvertently Uninstalled
> -Installation Directories May not Contain Spaces
> -VPN Maps do not Increment and Decrement Hops
> It seems if the first one uses "Might Be", the next example should be
> "May Not", not "May not", and if the second example is "May not",
> isn't "do not" inconsistent?
> My question...if I tell him to change any of them, and he says Why?,
> what rule do I quote?


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