On Wed, Aug 22, 2001 at 06:46:43PM -0400, Keith C. Ivey wrote:
> Abigail <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> > Being the one who has given several talks about Japhs, I've
> > decreed that a Japh uses the following rules:
> > - It prints "Just another Perl Hacker" with some reasonable
> > captalization, followed by optional punctuation (comma,
> > dot) followed by an optional newline.
> What is "reasonable capitalization"? I can see a case for
> capitalizing every word, I suppose (though I'd prefer
> capitalizing only "Just" and "Perl"), but what is the rationale
> for capitalizing "Hacker" but not "another"? Unless you're
> writing German or 18th-century English or are related to the
> minister in "Yes, (Prime) Minister", it seems that "hacker"
> should be lowercase, like any other common noun.
That depends whether you see "hacker" as a noun or as a name/label
of a group. ;-) Or to be more specific, I consider "Perl Hacker"
to form a single name.