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Jun 29 2009   2:39PM GMT

Capitalization — Web server or web server?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
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Business writing
capitalization
CIO
Quiz
Web or web
Wired magazine
writing standards
typing Which is correct?
Commonly virtualized applications include ____ servers and infrastructure servers.
a. Web
b. web

Answer: a

Explanation: In general, the current style for both Web and Internet is to capitalize. See more writing style standards here.

However, some publications no longer capitalize either word. Tony Long reported in 2004 that, for the purposes of Wired, It’s Just the “internet” Now.

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