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Re: case sensitivity of units in presentation attributes

From: Jonathan Watt <jwatt@jwatt.org>
Date: Mon, 01 Nov 2010 12:18:56 +0000
Message-ID: <4CCEB030.8060802@jwatt.org>
To: Alex Danilo <alex@abbra.com>
CC: Cameron McCormack <cam@mcc.id.au>, public-svg-wg@w3.org
Agreed.

On 01/11/2010 03:26, Alex Danilo wrote:
> Hi Cam,
> 
> 	+1.
> 
> 	I agree there's no point enforcing this, as we should
> aim to be constent with CSS for this case (i.e. case insensitive).
> 
> Alex
> 
> --Original Message--:
>> I am looking at types-basic-02-f.svg where one of the sub-tests checks
>> that an attribute like stroke-width="20PX" has no effect, because the
>> unit is in uppercase.  Compare this with style="stroke-width: 20PX",
>> which would work.
>>
>> I am wondering if there really is any value in enforcing this.  It’s not
>> like we will ever introduce units distinguished only by case.  It seems
>> that for consistency with specifying CSS properties in style sheets that
>> we should just allow these to be case insensitive.
>>
>> What do you all think?
>>
>> -- 
>> Cameron McCormack ≝ http://mcc.id.au/
>>
>>
>>
> 
> 
> 
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