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From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Tue, 24 Aug 2010 23:00:50 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.64.1008242300231.1138@ps20323.dreamhostps.com>
On Thu, 29 Jul 2010, Anne van Kesteren wrote:
> On Wed, 28 Jul 2010 01:32:13 +0200, Ian Hickson <ian at hixie.ch> wrote:
> > I've been working under the assumption that we want to eradicate as 
> > many differences between XHTML and HTML as possible, and that there's 
> > virtually no compatibility constraint on the XHTML side.
> > 
> > If this is an area where we should keep the differences, though, I'm 
> > quite happy to change the spec accordingly.
> > 
> > Do any other browser vendors have opinions here? Are there 
> > compatibility constraints I'm not aware of?
> 
> I still think we should make matching on values always case-sensitive, 
> including in HTML.

Does that not have compatibility problems? e.g. I'm sure people do:

   <P ALIGN=CENTER> ... </P>

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