Re: What the heck do you call it when...

Subject: Re: What the heck do you call it when...
From: Steve Fouts <stefou -at- ESKIMO -dot- COM>
Date: Wed, 23 Apr 1997 07:38:30 -0700

Eric J. Ray wrote:
>AlumsHubby -at- AOL -dot- COM[SMTP:AlumsHubby -at- AOL -dot- COM] asked:
>>...you compound two or more words and internally capitalize to make
>>something sound special, such as "QuickMenu" vice "quick menu"?<<
>
>Computer capitalization. Made up the term, but everybody
>seems to know what it means. ;-)

I have seen it refered to as BiCapitalized, but I think I like
CamelCaps better.

The jargon file also makes reference to "Studly Caps," but I think
that term refers to the habit of "WaReZ Do0dz" typing messages in
a manner that makes it hard for "bots" to find their pirate software
trading sites.


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