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Re: [XBL] Namespace prefixes in Selectors

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Thu, 26 Oct 2006 21:31:35 +0000 (UTC)
To: Simon Pieters <zcorpan@hotmail.com>
Cc: dino@w3.org, public-appformats@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0610262130140.8050@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>

On Thu, 26 Oct 2006, Simon Pieters wrote:
> Actually, as an author I'd expect prefixes in selectors really be 
> case-sensitive for XBL, because the namespace declarations are 
> case-sensitive. Just like type selectors are case-ensitive for XML but 
> not for HTML, the prefixes in selectors should be case-sensitive in XBL 
> but not in CSS (IMHO). But perhaps the Selectors specification should 
> address this.

Yeah, this is out of scope for XBL2. At the moment the Selectors and 
Namespaces specifications from the CSS working group say they are 
case-insensitive, and that's the constraints XBL2 has to work within.

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