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

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Wed, 19 Feb 2014 17:32:43 -0800
Message-ID: <53055B3B.6060206@inkedblade.net>
To: www-style@w3.org
On 02/19/2014 04:11 PM, Brian Blakely wrote:
>
> I was referring to the idea that programmatic casing, regardless of type,
> can potentially modify content in unintended or non-ideal ways.  Setting
> expectations by publishing guidelines will allow implementations be to as
> mechanical as can be in this sense.

Our "mechanical as can be" approach is to do the simplest thing: capitalize
every word. (Even that is somewhat complicated by what a "word" is!)

If proper titlecasing is warranted, it should be in the content.

~fantasai
Received on Thursday, 20 February 2014 01:33:13 UTC

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