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Re: Selectors, getElementsByTagName() and camelCase SVG

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Wed, 15 Apr 2009 14:48:44 -0400
Message-ID: <49E62C0C.60905@mit.edu>
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
CC: "L. David Baron" <dbaron@dbaron.org>, HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>, www-svg <www-svg@w3.org>
Anne van Kesteren wrote:
>> I'm not sure I follow that.  All the behavior discussed here only 
>> applies to HTML documents.  In XML documents, all the matching is 
>> case-sensitive.  At least as the spec is currently written, and in all 
>> the proposals in this thread.
> 
> To be honest, I was under the impression that eventually 
> getElementsByTagName would do this regardless of type of document. The 
> less differences the better imo.

I don't think case-insensitive matching of HTML is desirable in XHTML 
documents, honestly.

-Boris
Received on Wednesday, 15 April 2009 18:51:13 GMT

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