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Re: Case of attribute values

From: Daniel Biddle <deltab@osian.net>
Date: Thu, 21 Dec 2000 12:42:34 +0000 (UTC)
To: Html-Tidy <html-tidy@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.21.0012211234580.3350-100000@charizard.blazingfast.net>
On Thu, 21 Dec 2000, Klaus Johannes Rusch wrote:

> In <3A41AEEE.E81E9F81@firstech.com>, Gary L Peskin
> <garyp@firstech.com> writes:
> > If the source html contains a tag with an uppercase attribute, how can it be
> > converted to lowercase? The uppercase value is not valid XHTML.
> 
> tidy does not convert attribute values to lowercase. As for the method
> attribute I am somewhat surprised to see that only a fixed set of
> values is allowed and is required to be in lowercase since methods are
> generally written in uppercase, and I recall some older browsers
> wouldn't even handle method="post" correctly.

I'm surprised too. HTTP/1.1 defines method names as case-sensitive (so
POST and post are different) and defines all its methods in upper-case
only.

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Daniel Biddle <deltab@osian.net>
Received on Thursday, 21 December 2000 07:44:05 GMT

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