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4.22. deCamel(): Convert CamelCase names to dashed names

This function is used by Section 4.21, “dash(): Attribute set builder” to transform each key name, but it may have standalone applications in XSL-FO work. The prototype:


The name argument is a string. The function returns name but with every lowercase-to-uppercase transition "xY" replaced by "x-y".

>>> import fohelpers as h
>>> h.deCamel('simplePageMaster')