Style/Language/Chinese

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Status: This is an official style guideline Proposed Draft.

Capitalization

The Chinese writing system does not use capitalization. When foreign languages/scripts appear in release or track titles they should be capitalized according to the Capitalization Standard of that language.

Punctuation

Half-width vs. full-width

When a middle dot appears as a pause or word separator in titles, the following Unicode character is to be used:

  • In simplified Chinese, use "·" (U+00B7 MIDDLE DOT)
  • In traditional Chinese, use "‧" (U+2027 HYPHENATION POINT)

Romanization

Transliterated Pseudo-Release should be capitalized and otherwise conform to the rules of the Romanization system used. Most commonly Hanyu Pinyin is used, for which only the first word of title and proper nouns should be capitalized. More detailed writing rules can be found at Basic Rules of Hanyu Pinyin Orthography.