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Re: [css3-text] text-transform:capitalize

From: Mark Davis ☕ <mark@macchiato.com>
Date: Mon, 21 Feb 2011 17:02:55 -0800
Message-ID: <AANLkTimW0JXA4s+G9yX=+3KydmP81W9+PRhGW25JmXmk@mail.gmail.com>
To: Brady Duga <duga@ljug.com>
Cc: Xaxio Brandish <xaxiobrandish@gmail.com>, John Cowan <cowan@mercury.ccil.org>, Koji Ishii <kojiishi@gluesoft.co.jp>, Christoph Päper <christoph.paeper@crissov.de>, W3C style mailing list <www-style@w3.org>, "'WWW International' (www-international@w3.org)" <www-international@w3.org>
The problem is that the word "capitalize" is ambiguous: it may mean all of
the letters, like THIS.


*— Il meglio è l’inimico del bene —*

On Mon, Feb 21, 2011 at 16:47, Brady Duga <duga@ljug.com> wrote:

> I was actually thinking that the term "titlecase" should be removed from
> the description and we should continue using capitalization. The term
> "titlecase" is poorly defined for strings, and the thing that is being
> proposed (setting to title case the first letter of every word) is not what
> most Latin based languages would consider title case. The current term,
> "capitalize", seems to more accurately reflect the algorithm.
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