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RE: Voyager /HTML element & attribute names should be UPPER-CASE.

From: Lucille Arneson <lda@slip.net>
Date: Wed, 24 Feb 1999 13:29:53 -0800
To: Daniel Austin <daniela@cnet.com>, www-html-editor@w3.org
Cc: www-html-editor@w3.org
Message-Id: <E10FlsO-0001M0-00@mole.slip.net>
I believe HTML elements should definitly be in UPPER CASE. That allows one
to locate them quickly to make changes, etc.. The following as stated by
Robert Bryan is important: 
"Tradition suggests that all HTML element and attribute names should be in
 upper case."

Lucille Arneson
***


>Robert,
>
>	Suggestions regarding the XHTML draft must be sent to the editors
>list. The draft says:
>
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>Regards,
>
>D-
>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Robert J. Bryan [mailto:bulldog@starnetinc.com]
>> Sent: Wednesday, February 24, 1999 12:04 PM
>> To: www-html@w3.org
>> Subject: Voyager /HTML element & attribute names should be UPPER-CASE.
>> 
>> 
>> Section 4.1.2 of "XHTML 1.0: The Extensible HyperText Markup 
>> Language" at
>> http://www.w3.org/TR/WD-html-in-xml states: "XHTML documents 
>> must use lower
>> case for all HTML element and attribute names."
>> 
>> Tradition suggests that all HTML element and attribute names 
>> should be in
>> upper case. Look at any book on HTML, say, "Cascading Style 
>> Sheets" by Hakon
>> Wium Lie and Bert Bos.
>> 
>> Following the lead of tradition, Section 4.1.2 should read 
>> "XHTML documents
>> must use upper case for all HTML element and attribute names."
>> 
>> Robert J. Bryan
>> 
>
>
>
Received on Wednesday, 24 February 1999 16:30:01 GMT

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