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Re: [CSS21] What does 'text-transform: capitalize' mean, exactly?

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 21 Oct 2008 10:09:54 -0500
Message-ID: <dd0fbad0810210809x6022757n49b7cc92f2a7d83f@mail.gmail.com>
To: "James Elmore" <James.Elmore@cox.net>
Cc: CSS <www-style@w3.org>
On Tue, Oct 21, 2008 at 10:00 AM, James Elmore <James.Elmore@cox.net> wrote:

>
> That only leaves 'title-caps' to resolve, since some preferences exist to
> have the camelCase words should be rendered differently in titles.
>

In that case, you shouldn't be transforming the text casing at all, because
you're stating that it's significant for the meaning.  Instead, use
font-variant: small-caps.  Makes everything look uppercase, but still
preserves a distinction between letters that are "really" lowercase and
those that are "really" uppercase.  I think small-caps for headers looks
rather good, myself.

~TJ
Received on Tuesday, 21 October 2008 15:10:30 GMT

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