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Re: [css3-text][css3-fonts] 'text-transform' for Accents

From: Ambrose LI <ambrose.li@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 8 Apr 2011 14:01:23 -0400
Message-ID: <BANLkTi=1UhJYXWj6LnpYDD-cg5RkGUsEaQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: John Hudson <tiro@tiro.com>
Cc: Christoph Päper <christoph.paeper@crissov.de>, www-style@w3.org
2011/4/8 John Hudson <tiro@tiro.com>:
> I consider it a myth -- in the sense of a widely held but unsubstantiated
> belief -- that this practice is 'correct', which is what I heard from
> various French people over the years. The extended form of the myth is that
> this is correct practice in France but not in Quebec, and I met people who
> had been taught this as a rule.
> Yes, 'real native speakers' behave mythologically. :)

I suggest that you take a look at the book “La cyberl@ngue française”.
That book is a real eye opener to me.

Maybe this is just a case of being prescriptive vs being descriptive. :-)

my thoughts on HTML5: http://goo.gl/vhv5F + http://goo.gl/leonq
(thanks and no thanks)
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