Re: "Debian Project" capitalization
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On Jul 9, 2011, at 14:45, Stefano Zacchiroli wrote:
> On Sat, Jul 09, 2011 at 08:09:44AM -0400, Filipus Klutiero wrote:
>>>> Note that the capitalization of "Project" in "Debian project" is not
>>> You're right: what you suggest about it (uppercase Project or not)?
>> Good question. The rest of the project seems to use "Debian Project"
>> more, but both are used in official documents.
> FWIW, as DPL I've always tried to use the "Debian Project"
> capitalization (in interviews, official mails, and the like). I suggest
> to use such capitalization in -publicity authored documents.
> I think I originally took it from the Debian Constitution where all
> occurrences are capitalized as Debian Project (except one, which I've
> always considered to be a typo). I also have the impression that the
> Press team prefers such capitalization, although I can't speak for them.
In general, English language usage wants capital letters at the beginning of proper names, i.e. European Union, The Great Depression, Debian Project. So I think that most people who edit English as a profession would say "Debian Project" is correct capitalization.
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