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    Additional comments in the parentheses are started after a full stop. Shouldn’t they be started with a capital letter? However, they don’t end with a full stop. Is it why they are not considered full sentences, therefore do not require capitalization?

    From the Cambridge Dictionaries:

    We are holidaying in Northern Ireland next year. (name of a region)
    Perth is the capital of Western Australia. (name of a state)
    San Diego is my favourite place in southern California. (a part or region of a state but not the name of a state)
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    Re: Capitalization

    Yes, they are not sentences, so they don't don't require capitals or a full stop.

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