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Subject:Re: Boolean or boolean From:Catie Easley <ceasley -at- IS -dot- COM> Date:Thu, 20 Nov 1997 13:39:36 -0600
The engineers here think it should be uppercase. I tend to agree with them!
Eric Thomas wrote:
> Here's a strange one... my engineers and I are having a discussion about
> whether to capitalize the "B" in Boolean operator or leave it lowercase.
> They insist that it should be lowercase - and have even made some jokes
> about only liberal arts majors capitalizing it. I've looked in Webster's
> New Unabridged dictionary, the American Heritage Dictionary and the
> Microsoft Manual of Style, and they all indicate that you always capitalize
> it. Does anyone have an authoritative opinion?
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