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Dec 16 '14 at 14:55 history edited DanielST CC BY-SA 3.0
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Dec 15 '14 at 7:53 comment added Crissov @Alice This ain’t Wikipedia ;) Ask anyone with an ß in their name, for instance. Who am I to decide whether that are some or many? Too many for sure, though. Also, often (e.g. on credit cards) uppercasing co-occurs with “ASCIIfication”, i.e. the removal of diacritics, and therefore has a bad standing by association.
Dec 15 '14 at 3:53 comment added Alice @Crissov Citation needed. I could understand you saying some, but many is probably overstated.
Dec 14 '14 at 8:26 comment added Andrew Thompson Note: To turn list items into a bullet list, use - Address:.. (a space after the -).
Dec 13 '14 at 14:17 comment added Crissov @Kik Many people are not only used to but hate seeing their names in all caps. A solution that potentially pisses off every user not only very specific ones sounds like bad UX to me. Some may call it fair equal treatment or lowest common denominator, I say fowl compromise.
Dec 13 '14 at 12:11 comment added Hagen von Eitzen Are you sure you know how to properly uppercase things like "ß"?
Dec 13 '14 at 12:10 comment added o0'. @DavidConrad <rant>And that's why I strongly despise whoever came up with the cyrillic script…</rant>
Dec 12 '14 at 19:12 comment added David Conrad @slicedtoad Fair point. I should have said latin-alphabet-centric.
Dec 12 '14 at 18:46 comment added DanielST @DavidConrad Also, what part is Western-centric? It's clearly latin-alphabet-centric, but...
Dec 12 '14 at 18:44 comment added DanielST @DavidConrad So you think the phonebill and bank examples I linked look ugly with the all caps names? If a name is in all caps, it's obvious that it's been uppercased and isn't actually spelled like this. Nobody sees it and goes, "Oh, that person spells his name in capitals!". Whereas if someone sees "MacDonald" they know it's spelled with a capital 'D'.
Dec 12 '14 at 18:39 comment added David Conrad This is very Western-centric. I also disagree very strongly with "If your letters/reports look ugly with uppercase names, it's a problem with the letters/reports." Everything looks ugly in ALL CAPS. The solution to getting some capitalization wrong in MacDonald is not to get all capitalization wrong in MacDonald.
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Dec 12 '14 at 18:36 comment added DanielST @DA01 yeah, normalization is a better word. Sanitizing in the context of input forms usually means protecting against sql injection and other exploitative or buggy input.
Dec 12 '14 at 18:00 comment added DA01 Minor nitpick...I don't think this is 'sanitization' as that usually refers to redacting sensitive information. It could be considered a form of normalization, I suppose.
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