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Re: XHTML 1.0 PER update

From: Innovimax W3C <innovimax+w3c@gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 24 May 2009 22:50:13 +0200
Message-ID: <546c6c1c0905241350r11ef437bgc7b3b1f730d15544@mail.gmail.com>
To: Shane McCarron <shane@aptest.com>
Cc: XHTML WG <public-xhtml2@w3.org>
Dear,

I agree that it is misleading

Furthermore we could have a prefix that is in UPPERCASE

<HTML:html xmlns:HTML="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">
 ...
</HTML:html>
is perfectly valid

So I agree it might be good to clarifiy this point

Mohamed

On Sun, May 24, 2009 at 6:55 PM, Shane McCarron <shane@aptest.com> wrote:
> As long as we are updating the PERs anyway... today someone cited section
> 4.2 of XHTML 1.0 in a way that leads me to believe it *could* be
> mis-interpreted.
>
> Section 4.2 reads:
>
>
>  4.2. Element and attribute names must be in lower case
>
> XHTML documents must use lower case for all HTML element and attribute
> names. This difference is necessary because XML is case-sensitive e.g. <li>
> and <LI> are different tags.
>
> This is in an informative section, but still..... it seems to say that XHTML
> requires all attributes and elements to be in lower case. Clearly what we
> meant was that the elements and attributes from HTML 4 that we brought into
> XHTML 1 are now only in lower case. Perhaps we should tighten this wording?
>
>
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