Re: All caps - why?

Subject: Re: All caps - why?
From: Chuck Banks <chuck -at- ASL -dot- DL -dot- NEC -dot- COM>
Date: Tue, 9 Nov 1993 13:28:28 CST

Fred Jacobson writes:

>About how old are the people who persist in using all caps in
>E-mail messages?

It might not be the people, but their hardware. The old
Courier terminals produced only upper case characters unless you
purchased an optional board for them. These were the Courier
3270 compatible terminals. Since many Internet users connect
via mainframes, a few of the old Courier terminals may still be
in use.

Best Regards!

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