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talk:slackdocs:styleguide [2012/09/04 17:49 (UTC)]
talk:slackdocs:styleguide [2012/09/08 23:12 (UTC)]
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 +"Follow proper capitalization rules for words in titles and headings." Aren't we being pedantic? Personally, I find this a little too fussy and unnecessary. A Pain In The Arse, or a Pain in the Arse.  --- //[[wiki:user:brianl|Brian Lawrence]] 2012/09/08 06:01//
 +>Actually, proper capitalization is an important part of any written language, in my opinion, and should be respected. A site with poor examples of writing and proper use of language by the staff members doesn't set much of an example for those utilizing the site, I wouldn't think. By the way, neither of your examples above are properly capitalized were they to be used as titles. Minor words such as "in" and "the" should not be capitalized. I feel we should take pride in how language is used on this site, hence the style guidelines.  --- //[[wiki:user:nocturnal.slacker|V. T. Eric Layton]] 2012/09/08 16:07//
 +I had the same thought about that. Capitalizing every word is typical US-english style. We are trying to not just cater to the US population, remember? I personally think capitalizing every word is ugly. Try capitalizing a whole sentence... it looks awful. \\ Nevertheless, from the point of view of "unified look and feel" I can understand why you would want all headers capitalized. \\  --- //[[wiki:user:alienbob|Eric Hameleers]] 2012/09/08 06:59//

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