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

From: Brian Blakely <anewpage.media@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 19 Feb 2014 19:11:28 -0500
Message-ID: <CAJGQg4E6i4vqGQkhKpB68K-3Vx0S608J-GrXAVZOLawqDMC0ZA@mail.gmail.com>
To: liam <liam@w3.org>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
On Wed, Feb 19, 2014 at 7:02 PM, Liam R E Quin <liam@w3.org> wrote:

> On Wed, 2014-02-19 at 18:46 -0500, Brian Blakely wrote:
> >   The
> > blacklist approach still covers what are likely common uses.
> No - title case has rules that are different from conversion to lower
> case or upper case (e.g. so you can use small caps).
> In other words I suggest keeping text transform purely mechanical with
> no "blacklist", and using different content for the other cases.

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.
Received on Thursday, 20 February 2014 00:12:15 UTC

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