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RE: definition of "first character of each word"

From: Michael Kay <mhk@mhk.me.uk>
Date: Fri, 15 Apr 2005 16:24:17 +0100
To: "'Paul Grosso'" <pgrosso@arbortext.com>, "'Victor Mote'" <vic@outfitr.com>, "'XSL Editors'" <xsl-editors@w3.org>
Message-ID: <2110.8180.1120564204@automsgid.listhub.w3.org>

 
>   capitalize
>         Puts the first character of each word in uppercase; 
>         other characters are unaffected.
> 
> Personally, I'd be hesitant to try to be more specific
> about "words" in the XSL spec.  This sort of thing should 
> be left as somewhat implementation specific.

Presumably not only implementation-specific but also locale-specific:
conventions for how to capitalize a headline vary dramatically, for example,
between Britain and the US.

Michael Kay
http://www.saxonica.com/
Received on Friday, 15 April 2005 15:30:38 GMT

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