14907Re: [Czechlist] Re: Internetova prezentace
- Apr 4, 2003I capitalize it (in English, and in Czech) when talking about Internet as in
"the thing" and lower-case it in words like internet-based, or internetova
in Czech... more a personal taste than a rule...
Is that being inconsistent??
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Sent: Friday, April 04, 2003 2:52 PM
Subject: Re: [Czechlist] Re: Internetova prezentace
> In a message dated 4/4/03 7:44:52 AM, coilin.oconnor@... writes:
> > Speaking of the internet, what do the other NSers think with regard to
> > capitalisation. When the word first became common parlance I always
> > capitalised it as I perceived it as a place, but now I am getting used
> > seeing it in lower case and the capitalised version looks a littleIt's
> > cumbersome now. Having said that, both Word spellcheck and the COED
> > capitalise the word so I still do as well. I can't help feeling a little
> > old fashioned though... What do you guys do?
> That one's still in flux, and the dictionaries can't keep up with it.
> like the old days when proofreaders would have fights with techies becauseit.
> the Webster's still listed "data base".
> I still capitalize "Internet", but I think I'm about to start lowercasing
> Remember the good old days of "Web site"?
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