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Re: I18n comment: lang value case-insensitive

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Tue, 31 Jan 2006 17:26:42 +0000 (UTC)
To: ishida@w3.org
Cc: www-style@w3.org, public-i18n-core@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0601311723260.6269@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>

On Sat, 21 Jan 2006 ishida@w3.org wrote:
> This section should statethat the matching of language values is 
> case-insensitive, eg. en-gb is the same as en-GB.

The working group discussed this issue.

It's case-sensitive for XML attributes (since XML defines everything to be 
case-sensitive), and case-insensitive for HTML attributes that are defined 
as being case-insensitive. That is, it depends on the document language.

Please let us know if this does not resolve your comment.

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