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Re: L3 Core comments

From: Philippe Le Hegaret <plh@w3.org>
Date: 03 Oct 2003 11:09:30 -0400
To: Curt Arnold <carnold@houston.rr.com>
Cc: WWW DOM <www-dom@w3.org>
Message-Id: <1065193769.17717.304.camel@jfouffa.w3.org>
On Tue, 2003-07-08 at 09:05, Curt Arnold wrote:
> Section 1.3.1:
> 
> "typically using uppercase for element names and lowercase for attribute 
> names"
> 
> See http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-dom/2003AprJun/0104.html.  
> The "typical" behavior in the L3 Core is contrary to DOM L2 HTML which 
> specifies that both attribute names and element names should be 
> uppercase which currently only Opera and Konqueror implement.  The best 
> solution I see is to issue an errata to L2 HTML specifying that 
> attribute should be lowercase.  Otherwise, this sentence should be 
> expanded to not appear to be recommending behavior contrary to L2 HTML.

The group concluded that an erratum for DOM Level 2 HTML is necessary
but given the impact on Opera and Konqueror, we'll need to check with
them first with a proposed erratum. In any case, the issue is not
considered a showstopper for DOM Level 3 Core.

Philippe


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