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Is it ok to use “i” in lowercase or should you always use “I” (uppercase)?

Is using i instead of I for first person singular noticed as a bad syntax error or is it acceptable?

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marked as duplicate by mmyers Sep 10 '10 at 13:09

This question has been asked before and already has an answer. If those answers do not fully address your question, please ask a new question.

Searching on words like "I" is notoriously hard. – mmyers Sep 10 '10 at 13:10
@mmyers I leave this question as link to the official one – systempuntoout Sep 10 '10 at 13:18
up vote 7 down vote accepted

For anything formal, it is totally unacceptable, and even informally, many people look at it as lazy or sloppy.

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