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From: Graham Hart <>
Subject: Re: Different sized capitals and multi-word surnames
Date: Tue, 19 Dec 2000 08:39:29 +0000
As Ben said yesterday, the official position is:
"The official position is that we lose less information by converting to
mixed case than by capitalising, but neither is actually "wrong". So, we
prefer mixed case, but all caps is OK, too."
This was as a result of the last discussion ... we will get this in the
linda ferguson wrote:
> Ben, when this question came up a while ago I was informed that the official
> line was that if the Surname was in Lge and Smll caps that it was to be
> transcribed in Capitals - I had asked the question after transcribing my
> first five batches, so subsequently I went back and corrected them to have
> the surnames in capitals.
> Can we please have someone give a permanent answer so that this change in
> advise doesn't keep confusing us all.
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