Bethany K. Dumas
dumasb at UTKUX.UTCC.UTK.EDU
Mon Sep 9 16:17:40 UTC 2002
On Mon, 9 Sep 2002 RonButters at aol.com wrote:
><< I have been using email on computers since the early 1970s, and I have
>always been told that all caps is a convention that is the equivalent of
>shouting - UNLESS the author explicitly states that the caps are to be
>interpreted in some other way (commentary in text, for instance).
>So are you "shouting" when you write "UNLESS"?
Ah, good! One person is wide awake!
Actually, I distinguish ALL CAPS from OCCASIONAL caps, which are sometimes
used for emphasis. Consider the diference:
ACTUALLY, I DISTINGUISS ALL CAPS FROM OCCASIONAL CAPS, WHICH ARE SOMETIMES
USED FOR EMPHASIS.
Actually, I distinguish all caps from OCCASIONAL caps, which are sometimes
used for emphasis.
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