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2009/4/13 Patrick O'Callaghan <pocallaghan gmail com>:
> On Mon, 2009-04-13 at 16:25 -0400, m wrote:
>> On Tue, Apr 14, 2009 at 02:02:02AM +0930, Tim wrote:
>> > On Mon, 2009-04-13 at 11:31 -0430, Patrick O'Callaghan wrote:
>> > > All-caps are harder to read than mixed caps and should be used
>> > > sparingly. This has been well-known to the printing profession for
>> > > several hundred years.
>> >
>> > Not to mention school teachers...  It's with good reason that we're
>> > first taught the small letters.  And for that reason Sesame Street gets
>> > a bit of a thumbs down, over here, since it seems to concentrate on the
>> > capitals.
>> >
>> If thats the case just say its harder to read and be done, don't pretend its like screaming and then scream back breaking your own sacred rule.
>
> You're missing the point. The fact that caps should be used sparingly
> means that one of their principal uses is for emphasis. Emphasising
> everything you say is equivalent to shouting.

That's interesting Patrick, but I'm very keen to learn how Capitals
are working very well with your Asus 1000HE netbook with F10, as it
hasn't made an outing in this thread yet.

-- 
Sam


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