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

From: Juri Linkov
Subject: Re: [Emacs-diffs] /srv/bzr/emacs/trunk r105834: Capitalize non-function content words in menu item strings.
Date: Mon, 19 Sep 2011 21:43:57 +0300
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.0.50 (x86_64-pc-linux-gnu)

>> I presume all apps do it because according to English grammar
>> function (grammatical) words in titles must be lower case
>> and content (lexical) words must be capitalized.
> Where is that rule written? (And I pray the answer is not Strunk &
> White's "Elements of Style"...)

In the thread referenced by Glenn in
you are right that it is language dependent.  I looked at different
translations of menus in other GUI apps, and only English titles
are capitalized.

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