no string.downer() ?

Grant Edwards grante at
Thu Aug 28 03:42:38 CEST 2008

On 2008-08-28, Timothy Grant <timothy.grant at> wrote:

> I was going to go with not particularly strong in English. To
> someone not familiar with English, downer() could very well be
> the obvious converse of upper().

Not only does one need to be familiar with English, but one
also has to be familiar with somewhat obscure terms dervied
from ancient typsetting practices. In other contexts, downer is
definitely the obvious converse of upper.


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