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Re: [css-text] text-transform:capitalize and Unicode digraphs

From: Patrick Dark <www-style.at.w3.org@patrick.dark.name>
Date: Mon, 16 Mar 2015 20:10:20 -0500
Message-ID: <55077EFC.3050307@patrick.dark.name>
To: Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>
CC: Jonathan Kew <jfkthame@gmail.com>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
On 3/16/2015 11:13 AM, Brad Kemper wrote:
> On Mar 15, 2015, at 7:17 PM, Patrick Dark <www-style.at.w3.org@patrick.dark.name> wrote:
>>> On 3/15/2015 5:18 PM, Jonathan Kew wrote:
>>> But I think it's reasonable to suppose that sites might be applying text-transform:capitalize to elements such as headlines that are being pulled from external data sources, and that some of that external data -- not under the control of the designer writing the CSS for the aggregating site -- might at times be provided in all-caps.
>> That seems unlikely;
> It happens all the time.

Can you provide a few examples?

On 3/16/2015 11:13 AM, Brad Kemper wrote:
> Depends on the source of your headlines. If the source is the first several words of a comment someone left, for instance, it might be in all caps, all lowercase, or anything in between. In such cases, text-transform:capitalize is a good way to stylistically normalize the case into something that looks like a title. 

Can you provide a few examples? In particular, I'm curious to see usage involving "the first several words of a comment someone left".

On 3/16/2015 11:13 AM, Brad Kemper wrote:
>> The above use-case seems especially unlikely because it requires three unlikely scenarios to occur at once: (A) an author applies text-transform: capitalize to all of their imported headlines;
> Not at all unlikely, in many situations.

Can you provide a few examples?

On 3/16/2015 11:13 AM, Brad Kemper wrote:
>
>> (B) the author is importing content with malformed, all-caps headlines;
> Not at all unlikely.

Can you provide a few examples?
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