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Re: [Moderator Action] Request for: W3C (X)HTML code samples in documentation

From: Ian B. Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 30 Jan 2007 19:13:19 +0000
To: Stephen Cunliffe <scunliffe@rogers.com>
Cc: site-comments@w3.org
Message-Id: <1170184399.22419.48.camel@localhost>
On Tue, 2007-01-30 at 19:04 +0000, Stephen Cunliffe wrote:
> 
> Hi there,
> 
> As a member of the Web Development community, pushing for browsers and 
> developers to follow the standards better, it has always irked me that 
> many of the samples on the W3C site for HTML --> XHTML are coded with 
> <UPPERCASE> tags.
> 
> This does a great disservice to the Web Development community, as it 
> promotes the use of UPPER case tags, when they are clearly (in XHTML, 
> and the future of web development) frowned upon, and also reflect on an 
> World Wide Web circa 1995.

Hi Steve,

Some of these documents were published not long after 1995,
including HTML 4. Perhaps in a future revision we can
move to XML case conventions.

 - Ian

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