RE: There must be some kind of standard....

Subject: RE: There must be some kind of standard....
From: Andrew Warren <awarren -at- synaptics -dot- com>
To: 'jopakent' <jopakent -at- comcast -dot- net>, "techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 24 Feb 2010 15:32:09 -0800

jopakent wrote:

> "The purpose of this procedure is to establish the
> responsibilities and requirements for controlling Documents."
> I run into this kind of writing so frequently here, that I'm beginning
> to wonder if there might be some basis for it. It seems like there is
> some kind of guideline that says: "if something is important or
> significant, capitalize it."

First of all, everyone knows that the rule is "If it's important or significant, surround it with quotation marks."

Second, no. Unless the word's being used as a proper noun -- is "Documents" the name of a department? Is it being used not as the dictionary defines it, but rather as an identifier for a particular type of computer file or something? -- it doesn't get capitalized in English.


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