Google Book Search’s Labels List Displays Lowercase

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From the odd files: I just came back to Google Book Search today after getting a couple of new books last week. I added them to my library by searching for their ISBNs and titles, and then went to my library to tag them. Except they’re called labels now (or were they before? I forget). And the list on the left is in all lowercase.

I liked it when the list was in the case of the label. The books themselves display labels like “Web Design” and “Computers” but the list will show those two labels as “web design” and “computers”. This is confusing, since it’s now harder to remember how I capitalized my labels, and therefore to maintain consistency. Gmail supports capital letters in labels, and displays them as entered. Book Search used to, as well. Why the change?


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