Re: Hyphens (was: E-mail or e-mail)

Subject: Re: Hyphens (was: E-mail or e-mail)
From: Lori Smith <lasmith -at- IQUEST -dot- NET>
Date: Wed, 30 Apr 1997 23:16:36 -0500

Paul Branchaud wrote:
>
> On Tue, 29 Apr 1997, Mike Starr wrote:
>
> > I say it should be email (who needs those pesky hyphens, anyway?).
> ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
> Speaking of pesky hyphens...
>
> Can anyone tell me what the Chicago Manual of Style has to say about
> on-line vs online with regards to documentation (HTML format) and help
> systems.

I don't have a copy of Chicago handy, but in case you are interested,
MMOS (Micosoft Manual of Style for Tech Pubs) says to use online as one
word at all times.

Regards...

Lori Smith
lasmith -at- indy -dot- net

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