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Re: Case-sensitivity of "<!DOCTYPE ..."

From: Dave Raggett <dsr@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 11 Dec 1997 16:36:29 +0000 ()
To: "Ian B. Jacobs" <ij@w3.org>
cc: www-html-editor@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.WNT.3.95.971211163303.-96363W-100000@hazel.hpl.hp.com>
On Thu, 11 Dec 1997, Ian B. Jacobs wrote:

> I think the HTML spec should say something about the
> case-sensitivity of the document type declaration. Could
> someone with an SMGL book let me know and I'll add
> something?

I believe that as an SGML application this should be
case insensitive. This follows from the definition of
SGML NAME values. However, I can't find definitive
evidence that DOCTYPE, ATTLIST and ENTITY are NAME
valies.


Regards,

-- Dave Raggett <dsr@w3.org> http://www.w3.org/People/Raggett
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