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[Bug 10153] [polyglot] i18n comment 6 : Case requirements

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Eliot Graff <eliotgra@microsoft.com> changed:

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--- Comment #1 from Eliot Graff <eliotgra@microsoft.com> 2010-10-08 18:49:26 UTC ---
The editor's draft of 8 October now has the following:

Section 6.3, Case Sensitivity, starts like this:

[]
The following guidelines apply to any usage of element names, attribute names,
or attribute values in markup, script, or CSS. Polyglot markup uses lower case
letters for all ASCII letters. For non-ASCII letters--such as Greek, Cyrillic,
or non-ASCII Latin letters--polyglot markup respects case sensitivity as it is
called for. 
[]

And 6.3.3, Attribute Values, has been changed it to this:

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Polyglot markup uses lowercase letters for the values of the attributes in the
following list when they exist on HTML elements. More specifically, where
required, polyglot markup must use lower case letters for all ASCII letters in
these attribute values; however, polyglot markup respects case sensitivity for
non-ASCII letters such as Greek, Cyrillic, or non-ASCII Latin letters. For
attribute values on HTML elements other than those in the following list,
polyglot markup may use mixed case letters. 

Because XML is case sensitive, polyglot markup also requires case to be
consistent for values between markup, DOM APIs, and CSS. In addition, polyglot
markup respects the case sensitivity of all other attribute values. Although
polyglot markup must always have lowercase values of the attributes in the
following list when they exist on HTML elements, attributes not in this list
and attributes on non-HTML elements may have values made of mixed case letters.
Note that other specifications, such as RDFa, may place additional restrictions
on the allowed values of certain attributes.
[]

I believe that this clarifies the text and answers the concerns in this thread,
and I have therefore resolved bug 10153.

Thanks for your help and patience.

Eliot

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