Re: Case sensitive attribute *names* in Cougar?

Martin J. Duerst (mduerst@ifi.unizh.ch)
Wed, 18 Jun 1997 20:44:38 +0200 (MET DST)


Date: Wed, 18 Jun 1997 20:44:38 +0200 (MET DST)
From: "Martin J. Duerst" <mduerst@ifi.unizh.ch>
To: "Christopher R. Maden" <crm@eps.inso.com>
cc: www-html@w3.org
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.