Re: [OT] multilingual support in MS products (was Re: Kurdish ghayn)

From: John Hudson (
Date: Sun Apr 27 2003 - 22:02:38 EDT

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    At 06:13 PM 4/27/2003, Adam Twardoch wrote:

    >The habit of "titlecasing" i.e. capitalizing first letters
    >of each word in a title, is specific to only few languages, e.g. English.

    And it is a much more common practice in North America than in other
    English-speaking countries, including the UK. When I was typesetting
    _Language Culture Type_, the American editor opted not to capitalise every
    word of each essay title in deference to the international nature of the

    John Hudson

    Tiro Typeworks
    Vancouver, BC

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