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AJAX vs Ajax - Ajax ofcourse!

Posted by arungupta on April 20, 2007 at 6:31 AM PDT

Ajax is a
popular term for past few months but is still being written incorrectly as
"AJAX" (all capitals) instead of "Ajax" (camel
case
). I started
using
AJAX but then corrected myself and have been using Ajax since then. So
the correct term is Ajax, not AJAX.

Here is a list of several reasons (some mine and others from my colleague
Rick's list):

  1. Jesse James Garrett

    coined
    the term as Ajax, not AJAX.

    1. A quote from the source "
      The name is shorthand for 
      Asynchronous JavaScript + XML
      ". It is intended to be a shorthand,
      not an acronym. And notice it is "+", not an "and" indicating a
      collection of technologies.
    2. Another quote from the source "I needed something shorter than
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If it were a generic term to refer to a concept of several ...

If it were a generic term to refer to a concept of several technologies, should it be "ajax" rather than "Ajax"?