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Re: Proposal: Minor 'text-transform' property revision

From: fantasai <fantasai@escape.com>
Date: Sun, 14 Mar 2004 20:02:27 -0500
Message-ID: <405500A3.2080008@escape.com>
Cc: W3C CSS <www-style@w3.org>

Adam Kuehn wrote:
>
> Isn't that simply a proper markup issue?  If you don't want the 
> following material transformed, don't apply the transform property to it.
> ...If it's a title, mark it up as one, including putting it in the proper
 > case.  All caps or all lowercase are often used for simple visual effect.
 > Title case is much more a question of proper content, IMO.

I agree. And practically speaking, you can always transform from properly-
capitalized to all caps or all lower whereas the reverse doesn't always work
so well. Even a sophisticated language-specific algorithm wouldn't be able
to handle title-casing acronyms and mixed-case proper names.

~fantasai
Received on Sunday, 14 March 2004 20:05:28 GMT

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