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.


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