Re: Space bar -or- Spacebar

Subject: Re: Space bar -or- Spacebar
From: Lauren <lauren -at- writeco -dot- net>
To: "Wright, Lynne" <Lynne -dot- Wright -at- Kronos -dot- com>, "techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 11 May 2018 19:15:05 -0700

I see you agree with my first post in response to this thread rather than with my nostalgic look back. But nice work in chastising me for my lighthearted response while disregarding my serious post with a link to a quasi-authority in response to "what is your citation?" where I mention that "spacebar" was the preferred option. Do you have an authority or quasi-authority to cite?

On 5/8/2018 11:41 AM, Wright, Lynne wrote:

Yes... capitalizing like mad was how they wrote in "those days."

But rather than look to the past for standards, we need to keep up with the times... I mean, maybe my great-granddaddy rode around in "Horseless Carriages", but today, he'd be riding in a car. My point being... some words... especially those surrounding technology, evolve over time. That's why I'm down for "spacebar"; that's how the young techies spell it.

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References:
Space bar -or- Spacebar: From: Chris Morton
Re: Space bar -or- Spacebar: From: Lauren
RE: Space bar -or- Spacebar: From: Wright, Lynne

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