Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 29th Dec 2007 20:42 UTC, submitted by Adurbe
Internet & Networking "The browser that helped kick-start the commercial web is to cease development because of lack of users. Netscape Navigator, now owned by AOL, will no longer be supported after 1 February 2008, the company has said. In the mid-1990s the browser was used by more than 90% of the web population, but numbers have slipped to just 0.6%. In particular, the browser has faced competition from Microsoft's Internet Explorer, which is now used by nearly 80% of all web users."
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Off- topic i know but ....
by antwarrior on Sun 30th Dec 2007 15:14 UTC
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2006-02-11

I know this is offtopic in a way but the title of this particular article illustrates it. The wording could have easily done wihout the "set" and the meaning would not have been taken away. I read that title 3/4 times before I understood it - was 'set' a verb or a noun ? Could someone please explain to me why we have the strange inconsistent capitalisation of the words in OSNews articles ?

Look at the ones below :


"Web Icon Set to Be Discontinued"
"Samples by the New Wave of Videographers"
"Matthew Szulik Steps Down As Red Hat's CEO"

Sometimes all words are capitalised, in others it is just the prepositions, sometimes it seems to be just the nouns. It DOes not Make iT easiER to Read when IT haPPENS like THIS !!!

Tom do you think you could change it, if possible, i know it's a small thing (could be big - i dunno ) but i am sure i am not the only one who re-reads titles to try and get the meaning. cheers, mate !

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