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Hal Shubin <[log in to unmask]>
Thu, 21 Jul 2005 12:35:26 -0400
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Standards and Common Use Seem to Indicate That Book Title 
Capitalization is the Way to Go. It Bugs the Heck Out of Me. Who Can 
Read This? Whether it's a Label For a Radio Button or a Header on a 
Web Page I Think it's Wrong.

But I seem to be in the minority. I prefer sentence capitalization, like this.

Maybe part of my problem is that people get carried away and use book 
title capitalization too much. I dunno, what do you think?

Have you seen any evidence that one is better? I prefer to write 
online copy the way we write on paper, and the way the people read. 
Or should we go with the standards (see 
and make people Read Everything Like it's the Title of a Book.

Comments to Me and I'll summarize; Discussion to the List.

thanks                          -- hs

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Hal Shubin, Interaction Design, Inc.
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