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Posted 21 Mar 2011

Don't use ALL CAPS in emails

, 21 Mar 2011
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This Tip talks about not using ALL CAPS in emails.
Don't use ALL CAPS in emails. This is equivalent to shouting and is considered to be very rude.

Reference: http://www.albion.com/netiquette/book/0963702513p61.html[^]

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Hans Dietrich
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I attended St. Michael's College of the University of Toronto, with the intention of becoming a priest. A friend in the University's Computer Science Department got me interested in programming, and I have been hooked ever since.

Recently, I have moved to Los Angeles where I am doing consulting and development work.

For consulting and custom software development, please see www.hdsoft.org.






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QuestionExcellent Pin
David Pritchard30-Oct-13 2:06
memberDavid Pritchard30-Oct-13 2:06 
GeneralVery good, Hans, but this is not the only reason: Using all ... Pin
Johnny J.23-Mar-11 22:23
memberJohnny J.23-Mar-11 22:23 
GeneralReason for my vote of 2 I am still thinking of the good old ... Pin
PdotWang21-Mar-11 15:00
memberPdotWang21-Mar-11 15:00 
Reason for my vote of 2
I am still thinking of the good old way in BASIC, which is like:
IF ALL = CAPS THEN IT = OK
GeneralRe: OK, if that's your reason, maybe you should stick to BASIC. Pin
Hans Dietrich21-Mar-11 15:26
mentorHans Dietrich21-Mar-11 15:26 
GeneralRe: Btw, LCase/UCase functions exist in VB/VBA for almost 2 deca... Pin
DrABELL22-Mar-11 13:40
memberDrABELL22-Mar-11 13:40 
GeneralReason for my vote of 5 Excellent advise, Hans! Digital ethi... Pin
DrABELL21-Mar-11 6:18
memberDrABELL21-Mar-11 6:18 

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