Re: Capitalization debate

Subject: Re: Capitalization debate
From: Tony Chung <tonyc -at- tonychung -dot- ca>
To: Peter Neilson <neilson -at- windstream -dot- net>
Date: Tue, 21 May 2013 10:35:12 -0700

Some of you whirlers give the Glasgow Program agency too much credit. Their
focus is on running their P/program, and probably don't regulate the
capital P or small p. Apart from the official name of the program,
capitalization decisions should be the responsibility of the style guide.
I'm willing to bet this group doesn't have one, or doesn't follow one.

I've worried about all kinds of stuff earlier in my career: The wording of
copyright statements, consistent Canadian vs US spelling within the same
document, etc., meanwhile there are kids starving in the third world and
addicts in my backyard who can't get proper treatment.

It's all a matter of perspective.

-Tony



On Tue, May 21, 2013 at 10:13 AM, Peter Neilson <neilson -at- windstream -dot- net>wrote:

> On Tue, 21 May 2013 12:57:41 -0400, Gene Kim-Eng <techwr -at- genek -dot- com> wrote:
>
> They appear to be of two minds on this as well.
>>
>> http://www.gla.ac.uk/**researchinstitutes/icams/**
>> research/heartresearchtheme/**electrocardiology/**ecgdevelopment/<http://www.gla.ac.uk/researchinstitutes/icams/research/heartresearchtheme/electrocardiology/ecgdevelopment/>
>>
>
> Clearly (or perhaps obscurely) some of their people understand the correct
> capitalisation and others do not. Might ask them to make a decision. "Let's
> you and he fight."
>
>
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
>From our sponsor Doc-to-Help: Want to see a Doc-To-Help web-based Help sample with DISQUS for user commenting?

Learn more: http://bit.ly/13xpg5n

^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

You are currently subscribed to TECHWR-L as archive -at- web -dot- techwr-l -dot- com -dot-

To unsubscribe send a blank email to
techwr-l-leave -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com


Send administrative questions to admin -at- techwr-l -dot- com -dot- Visit
http://www.techwhirl.com/email-discussion-groups/ for more resources and info.

Looking for articles on Technical Communications? Head over to our online magazine at http://techwhirl.com

Looking for the archived Techwr-l email discussions? Search our public email archives @ http://techwr-l.com/archives


Follow-Ups:

References:
Re: Capitalization debate: From: Peter Neilson

Previous by Author: Re: Microsoft Weighs-In (Adobe shifts to subscriptions for software package)
Next by Author: Re: Capitalization debate
Previous by Thread: Re: Capitalization debate
Next by Thread: Re: Capitalization debate


What this post helpful? Share it with friends and colleagues:

Sponsored Ads


Sponsored Ads