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Re: Theos-World All CAPS

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  • leonmaurer@aol.com
    Also being somewhat handicapped visually, In my mailing program, I can set both incoming and outgoing mail to be displayed in 16-24 point size of an easy to
    Message 1 of 4 , Nov 24, 2002
      Also being somewhat handicapped visually, In my mailing program, I can set
      both incoming and outgoing mail to be displayed in 16-24 point size of an
      easy to read font like Verdana. Much easier to read and type lower case that
      way, than all CAPS at any point size.

      In a message dated 11/20/02 4:11:41 PM, ramadoss@... writes:

      >The developers of Windows being well aware of the needs of those with
      >handicaps, have provided option to display characters in large letters,
      >and this usually solves the problem for those with handicaps and avoid the
      >need
      >for all CAPS.
      >
      >mkr
      >
      >
      >At 07:50 AM 11/20/02 -0800, Wes Amerman wrote:
      >>But where do you get the idea that "all caps" are more readable, or that
      >>"normal" people prefer them?? It's considered "shouting" in all discussion
      >>groups I have ever participated in -- philosophical, cultural, financial
      >and
      >>otherwise. I have even seen real-time chat room moderators ask paying
      >>subscribers to leave expensive lists where they were abusing a posted
      >"no
      >>all caps" rule. Personally, I prefer not to have to read such text, whether
      >>from Mr. Goswami, you or Dallas. Thanks, Eldon, for pointing out an
      >>alternative
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