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Opened 17 months ago

Last modified 11 months ago

#22474 new enhancement

Change case in Hello world!

Reported by: jane Owned by:
Milestone: Awaiting Review Priority: low
Severity: trivial Version: 3.4.2
Component: Text Changes Keywords: has-patch
Focuses: Cc:


Currently, the "Hello world!" headline on the default post is in sentence case rather than title case, which would be "Hello World!"

Title case and sentence case are both grammatically correct, you just need to pick a standard and stick to it. But let's face it, headlines usually use title case. I propose that we change the default post title to use title case instead of sentence case.

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Change History (4)

ryanduff17 months ago

comment:1 ryanduff17 months ago

  • Cc ryan@… added
  • Component changed from General to Upgrade/Install
  • Keywords has-patch added; needs-patch removed

comment:2 greenshady17 months ago

  • Cc justin@… added

Whether one or both is correct would depend on your style guide. Since blogging is often synonymous with journalism, we should follow the convention of leaving "world" without an uppercase letter.

Another reason to follow this convention is that the title is a complete sentence with a closing punctuation mark.

If anything, I'd argue the text should be "Hello, world!"

comment:3 SergeyBiryukov11 months ago

  • Component changed from Upgrade/Install to Text Changes
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