capitalization of "PHPDoc"

Subject: capitalization of "PHPDoc"
From: marci w <marciw -dot- nyc -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Thu, 16 Apr 2009 13:10:48 -0400

Hi all,

Have any of you generated or worked with PHPDoc? If so, do you call it
PHPDoc, PHPdoc, phpDoc, or phpdoc? Or something else entirely? (In the
'70s, my big sister used "Maynard" as a taunting nickname, so maybe
it's time to revive that and name my documentation Maynard.)

For Javadoc, there's an "official" capitalization on the Sun site, but
I don't think there's anything like that for PHP. In fact, on
itself, the logo is lowercase while most mentions in text are
uppercase. And every PHP documentation generator seems to capitalize
it differently. (I'm using phpDocumentor but don't really see a reason
to follow its capitalization.)

Who cares? Nobody but me, probably! I'm inclined to go with "PHPDoc"
but thought I'd do an informal survey.

Thanks, and thanks for continuing to be a great list (I've signed up
again after a sojourn in the world of non-technical writing).

marciw -dot- nyc -at- gmail -dot- com
twitter: @marciw_nyc

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