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Subject: Re: Title case or sentence case?

Re: Title case or sentence case?

From: pondlife <>
Date: Mon, 18 Aug 2008 14:41:27 +0100

> I prefer title case for menus, but it ocurrs to me that if you want
> sentence case always, that can be automatically generated (just drop all
> but the first capital), whereas title case can't if it's used selectively.

If we're going to do anything like this, surely it would be better to store
everything as sentence case (thus allowing reliable distinction of proper
nouns), then have an on-the-fly conversion to Title Case (i.e. uppercase all
initial letters). (Before anyone complains, I know this would also
capitalise short words, such as "And", "For" and "A", but that's better than
the alternative IMHO. In fact those short-word-exceptions are a large part
of what annoys me about title case in he first place!)

Received on 2008-08-18

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