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case-sensitivity

From: Greg Stein <gstein@lyra.org>
Date: Sat, 27 May 2000 13:57:37 -0700 (PDT)
To: w3c-dist-auth@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.10.10005271354280.32359-100000@nebula.lyra.org>
I've been assuming that words such as "infinity" and "T" and "F" are
case-sensitive, using the case defined in RFC 2518. However, I just found
the following in RFC 2616:

  Section 2.1 (part of the Augmented BNF description):
    (for literals)
    ".... Unless stated otherwise, the text is case-insensitive."

In RFC 2518, Section 2, we state that WebDAV uses the same conventions as
HTTP/1.1.

Does that mean that the literals in RFC 2518 should be treated in a
case-insensitive manner by the server?

Cheers,
-g

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Greg Stein, http://www.lyra.org/
Received on Saturday, 27 May 2000 16:57:54 GMT

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