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Subject:Re: E-mail Addresses From:W Pienciak <wpiencia -at- EP -dot- IEEE -dot- ORG> Date:Thu, 21 Oct 1993 11:52:58 EDT
Lori Lathrop writes:
> I need some advice. When a document includes Internet e-mail addresses,
> should they be in uppercase or lowercase? I've seen it both ways. Any
> editors out there? Which do you prefer?
Me, I have a preference for all-lowercase addresses:
(1) It's the form most commonly seen.
(2) The Internet doesn't care (foo -at- big -dot- com is the same as FoO@ bIg.CoM).
(3) Some people don't know (2) and will suffer "Case Anxiety."
(4) I'm not sure that uppercasing improves the readability.
(4) Lowercase just "seems cleaner" to me.