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Jun 29 2009   2:39PM GMT

Capitalization — Web server or web server?

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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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