Re: capitalization of 'web'

Subject: Re: capitalization of 'web'
From: Janice Gelb <janice -dot- gelb -at- sun -dot- com>
To: "'TECHWR-L'" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 29 Nov 2006 13:13:35 -0800

James Barrow wrote:

World Wide Web is a proper noun. There's only one. It takes a cap.
The usage of "web" these days is largely like "sky". You're right;
there is only one, and everybody knows what you mean by the term.

Hmmm...I was going to write a reply worthy of an award until I began to

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.

Oh, good: an opportunity to chime in that Sun prefers
"web site" as two words. And we say "email" - one word,
no hyphen.

-- Janice

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