[rfc-i] Capitalization of "working group"

Joe Touch touch at isi.edu
Wed Apr 12 17:20:40 PDT 2017

On 4/12/2017 5:11 PM, Phillip Hallam-Baker wrote:
> If you write xerox, you are using it as a synonym for photocopy and it
> is thus not a proper noun. Same if you google the Internet.
> AP are ignorant dolts who don't know better. We do.

We can know whatever we want, but we don't control English.

And we don't enforce IETF protocol requirements, let alone how
"Internet" is spelled elsewhere.

Just as the AP points off to Webster's New World College dictionary, we
should use an existing style guide for such things, IMO.

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