[Air-L] copyediting question: capitalize www?

William Dutton william.dutton at oii.ox.ac.uk
Tue Nov 1 02:36:31 PDT 2011

I believe you should capitalise both the Internet and the World Wide Web. I know this is a losing battle against journalists, but that is my view,


On 1 Nov 2011, at 09:32, Jonathan Sterne, Dr. wrote:

> Hi Everyone,
> Please excuse any repetition if this has been answered recently.  I know that people are coming around to not capitalizing the word "internet" (this is my preference too).  But what about "world wide web"?
> Best,
> --J
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