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Re: text-transform:capitalize

From: Yung-Fong Tang <ftang@netscape.com>
Date: Tue, 08 Apr 2003 16:10:27 -0700
Message-ID: <3E9356E3.3080701@netscape.com>
To: Ernest Cline <ernestcline@mindspring.com>
CC: www-style@w3.org


Ernest Cline wrote:

>On 3 Apr 2003 at 17:28, Yung-Fong wrote:
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>>http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-CSS2/text.html#caps-prop
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>>capitalize
>>Puts the first character of each word in uppercase. uppercase
>>Puts all characters of each word in uppercase. lowercase
>>Puts all characters of each word in lowercase.
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>>shouldn't the capitalize be
>>"Puts the first character of each word in uppercase (or titlecase if 
>>applicable) and put all the rest into lowercase."
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>In my opinion, no it shouldn't. If it did, then it would take a string 
>like, "changes to CSS" and transform it to "Changes To Css" which would 
>not be the desired behavior in my opinion.
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I see. So you said the current specification is clear and intentionally 
leave the rest of the characters as is. I can take that answer. (which 
mean I have one less bug to fix in mozilla :) )

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