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RE: text-transform:capitalize

From: Tim Bagot <tsb-w3-style-0006@earth.li>
Date: Wed, 2 Apr 2003 17:44:43 +0000 (UTC)
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At 2003-04-02T05:56-0500, Ernest Cline wrote:-

> capitalize
>     Puts the first letter of each word in uppercase.
>
> With a change to titlecase instead, I think the wording should be:
>
> capitalize
>     Puts the first letter of each word in titlecase, if it is not in
>     uppercase.

Applying the description "title case" to a single letter sounds a little
strange. Arguably the first definition is already correct, since "letter"
is not the same as "character" or "glyph". (The definition of capitalize
uses "letter" while the definitions for uppercase and lowercase both use
"character".)


Tim Bagot
Received on Wednesday, 2 April 2003 12:44:44 GMT

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