From: Jesse Garnier (
Date: Thu Jun 13 2002 - 20:51:36 EDT

Heh, apparently mixed-case goes back quite a ways before 1993... Say,
perhaps, the 15th century? ;)

(I realize this is a bit off-topic or off-point, but hey, a little history
never hurt.)


Peter Cameron wrote not long ago (6/13/02 4:24 PM):

> on 6/13/02 3:09 PM, Prabhakar Ragde at wrote:
>>> ALL CAPS means shouting.
>> Surely this is recent convention. Telegrams used to be all caps. So
>> did the first computers I used, via teletypes and then dumb terminals.
> Not exactly new. From the chapter on email in the 1993 edition of The
> Whole Internet User's Guide & Catalog:

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