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

From: Richard Ishida <ishida@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 21 Feb 2014 13:16:31 +0000
Message-ID: <530751AF.2010800@w3.org>
To: www-style@w3.org
On 19/02/2014 21:39, Jonathan Kew wrote:
>
> (c) Create a new property such as
>    text-transform-titlecase-exceptions: "a" "an" "the";
> that authors can use to control the behavior. This could be used
> together with :lang(...) to provide language-appropriate behavior even
> in multilingual pages -- and the UA's default stylesheet could use it to
> provide some predefined (but customizable) behavior.

It would still be problematic in cases such as:

"ITEMS A AND B: TITLECASE AND CAPITALISE"

The rules for correct capitalisation are not only different from 
language to language, but require knowledge of syntax, contextual 
factors, and stylistic preferences for correct application.

RI
Received on Friday, 21 February 2014 13:17:00 UTC

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