Date: Wed, 18 Jun 1997 20:44:38 +0200 (MET DST) From: "Martin J. Duerst" <email@example.com> To: "Christopher R. Maden" <firstname.lastname@example.org> cc: email@example.com Subject: Re: Case sensitive attribute *names* in Cougar? In-Reply-To: <199706181813.SAA20092@phaser.eps.inso.com> Message-ID: <Pine.SUN.3.96.970618204359.6897c-100000@enoshima> On Wed, 18 Jun 1997, Christopher R. Maden wrote: > [Arnoud Engelfriet] > > Recently I received a message from someone who claimed that the > > "Cougar" HTML proposal will define the "intrinsic event" attributes > > (onmouseover, onsubmit, etc) as being *case sensitive*. > Was the person claiming that the attribute *names* or *values* would > be case sensitive? In most SGML, including HTML, names are always > folded to upper-case. The values, however, can be case sensitive if > declared as type CDATA (which I believe those are). And which they have to be, because for example Java is case-sensitive. Regards, Martin.