RE: capitalization of 'web'

Subject: RE: capitalization of 'web'
From: "Dori Green" <dgreen -at- associatedbrands -dot- com>
To: "'TECHWR-L'" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 28 Nov 2006 14:54:33 -0500

James Barrow wrote:

What do you do with the word "website" ("web-site", etc.). This is actually
a rhetorical question. I just wanted to see how certain people here fit
that word into their arguments.


The Web -- nickname for the World Wide Web, only one, proper noun,
A website -- one of many, common noun, not capitalized.

Give me something hard next time.

If I was on a team where capitalization was challenged, I would probably
cave in easily unless capitalization was truly important for users' clear
understanding. I would at least attempt to convince the team to enter their
chosen convention into a style guide so that usage would be consistent.

Dori Green
unashamed English major


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