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From: Sarah Wright <sarah@bluewave.com>
Date: Wed, 15 Sep 1999 21:28:51 +0100
Message-Id: <4.1.19990915212716.00c01320@fritz.bluewave.co.uk>
To: www-html@w3.org

on the XHTML doc I read [XHTML 1.0 - W3C Working Draft 5th May1999] it
states in 4.1.2 that element AND attribute names must be in lowercase???

At 03:47 PM 9/15/99 -0400, L. David Baron wrote:
>Section C.11 in XHTML [1] says that the HTML DOM defines the case of
>attribute and element names as uppercase.  It does define the case of
>element names as uppercase, but it makes no mention of attribute names
>(unless I missed it, but I have looked carefully).
>It should probably also mention the case of enumerated attribute values
>in the DOM.  When these are returned through the HTML DOM attributes
>(as opposed to the core DOM functions), they are returned with the
>first letter capitalized an the rest lowercase [2].  What should happen
>to this behavior in XHTML?
>[1] http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/#guidelines
>[2] http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-DOM-Level-1/level-one-html.html#ID-642250288
>L. David Baron    Sophomore, Harvard (Physics)    dbaron@fas.harvard.edu
>Links, SatPix, CSS, etc.     <URL: http://www.fas.harvard.edu/~dbaron/ >
>WSP CSS AC                      <URL: http://www.webstandards.org/css/ >

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