Richard Troy wrote:
> On Thu, 17 Aug 2006, Dan Franklin wrote:
> > Date: Thu, 17 Aug 2006 15:34:41 -0400
> > From: Dan Franklin <dfranklin(at)fen(dot)com>
> > To: tomas(at)tuxteam(dot)de
> > Cc: pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org
> > Subject: Re: [BUGS] BUG #2579: initcap should not capitalize letter
> > Good point. It is probably not possible to get
> > it perfect. But I think that possessives and
> > contractions occur more often in a typical body
> > of text than Irish names. So it would be right
> > more often, even if it is still wrong some of the time.
> > Dan Franklin
> Two thoughts:
> 1) In English at least, it's only at the trailing end of a word that the
> non-capitalization is clear (contractions, possessive, etc).
> 2) Proper names are unknowable as to what's appropriate and I posit that
> there is no algorithm that works for names.
> This leads to a conclusion: Never add capitalization inside a string of
Interesting, but it worth breaking Oracle compatibility for it?
Bruce Momjian bruce(at)momjian(dot)us
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