Re: ID and NAME

Dave Raggett (dsr@w3.org)
Wed, 24 Sep 1997 15:59:45 -0400 ()


Date: Wed, 24 Sep 1997 15:59:45 -0400 ()
From: Dave Raggett <dsr@w3.org>
To: MegaZone <megazone@livingston.com>
cc: www-html@w3.org
In-Reply-To: <199709241608.JAA00907@server.livingston.com>
Message-ID: <Pine.WNT.3.95.970924155712.-95687O-100000@hazel.hpl.hp.com>
Subject: Re: ID and NAME

On Wed, 24 Sep 1997, MegaZone wrote:

> <A NAME="fubar" ID="fubar">...
> 
> Same element, just the old and new ways at the same time.  Is this
> legal?

No. Neither is:

  name="FuBar" id=fubar

name and id share the same space. It is an error for identifiers
to differ only in case. However matches for the purposes of
hypertext links are case sensitive.

Regards,

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