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On Mon, 2009-04-13 at 22:44 +0100, Sharpe, Sam J wrote:
> 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.

What?

poc


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