Date: Wed, 18 Jun 1997 21:35:45 +0200 (MET DST) From: "Martin J. Duerst" <firstname.lastname@example.org> cc: email@example.com Subject: Re: Case sensitive attribute *names* in Cougar? In-Reply-To: <Pine.WNT.3.95.970618151107.-73795Ifirstname.lastname@example.org> Message-ID: <Pine.SUN.3.96.970618213349.6897f-100000@enoshima> On Wed, 18 Jun 1997, Dave Raggett wrote: > CDATA attributes leave the details to the specification. > There is no proposal for the onXYZ attributes to be > defined as case sensitive as far as I am aware as an > editor of the Cougar spec. You may have heard about > an investigation on case sensitivity and I18N. When you > go beyond US ASCII, case insensitive matches get non- > trival. Unicode 2.0 provides one definition, which > Java and XML (I believe) use. Yes, XML uses it. Java doesn't use it, because Java syntax is fully case-sensitive (inherited from C++, I guess). Regards, Martin.