[Air-L] copyediting question: capitalize www?

Jim Parker drjparker at gmail.com
Tue Nov 1 08:39:48 PDT 2011

For the present the APA says to capitalize Internet:


-jim parker

On Tue, Nov 1, 2011 at 10:32 AM, Tim Laquintano <tlaquintano at gmail.com>wrote:

> It looks like in many cases the definite article "the," as in "the"
> internet, plays the same role as the capital "I" when people need to
> distinguish between the global network and smaller networks. In that case
> the capital I in Internet would seemingly be redundant enough that I
> suspect it will eventually fall away. Besides...I thought the internet
> crowd didn't like capitalizing things...
> tim laquintano
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