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Re: [Emacs-diffs] /srv/bzr/emacs/trunk r105834: Capitalize non-function

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: [Emacs-diffs] /srv/bzr/emacs/trunk r105834: Capitalize non-function content words in menu item strings.
Date: Mon, 19 Sep 2011 10:31:17 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.0.50 (gnu/linux)

>> Why do we do that?  I guess one answer can be "because other GUI apps do
>> it", but then the question simply becomes: why do they do it?
> They follow ill-defined, prevalent, incoherent conventions:
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Letter_case#Headings_and_publication_titles

That's also my impression.  If that's the only reason, then I don't see
why Emacs should follow that bad habit.


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