Re: On-line vs. online

Subject: Re: On-line vs. online
From: Karen Gwynn <decrsc!kwg -at- UUNET -dot- UU -dot- NET>
Date: Tue, 26 Oct 1993 14:19:23 -0400

Beth C. Staats writes:

> I have noticed that
> most of you are hyphenating on-line. [etc.]

> I was wondering if any of you have heard any justification for hyphenation
> or reasons why it should be one word. (I hope this doesn't turn into another
> "red ink vs. other colors"-type debate that goes on forever!) Opinions wanted!
> Thank you.

For what its worth, the new Chicago Manual of Style (14th ed.) has on-line
(*sometimes* online).
Karen Gwynn Phone: (703) 968-4556
Documentation Specialist Fax: (703) 968-4625
Datatel, Inc.
4375 Fair Lakes Ct.
Fairfax, VA 22033

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