W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > ietf-http-wg@w3.org > July to September 2009

RE: Last Call: draft-nottingham-http-link-header (Web Linking) to Proposed Standard

From: Eran Hammer-Lahav <eran@hueniverse.com>
Date: Wed, 16 Sep 2009 17:01:47 -0700
To: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
CC: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <90C41DD21FB7C64BB94121FBBC2E72343784D57E55@P3PW5EX1MB01.EX1.SECURESERVER.NET>


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Mark Nottingham [mailto:mnot@mnot.net]
> Sent: Tuesday, September 15, 2009 10:38 PM
> 
> On 30/08/2009, at 12:23 PM, Ian Hickson wrote:
> 
> > On Thu, 20 Aug 2009, Mark Nottingham wrote:
> >> On 31/07/2009, at 10:20 AM, Ian Hickson wrote:
> >>>
> >>> Comparing relation types case-sensitively (e.g. as in 4.2 Extension
> >>> Relation Types) is incompatible with HTML's processing of rel=""; I
> >>> would like to request that all relations always be case-
> insensitive.
> >>
> >> Is that specific to HTML5? How does HTML5 process rel?
> >
> > All versions of HTML have been case-insensitive throughout their
> > rel=""
> > procesing, as far as I can tell.
> 
> How do other people feel about changing extension relation types to be
> compared case-insensitively? It's certainly weird to compare URIs in
> this fashion, but AFAICT this won't break anything as long as authors
> are aware of it.

Works for me.

EHL
Received on Thursday, 17 September 2009 00:02:22 GMT

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.2.0+W3C-0.50 : Friday, 27 April 2012 06:51:10 GMT