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Re: is HCRO case sensitive?

From: Kevin Rodgers <kevin.rodgers@ihs.com>
Date: Wed, 14 Jan 2004 10:07:57 -0700
Message-ID: <16389.30573.832788.909389@ihs.com>
To: www-html@w3.org

Satoshi ISHIKAWA writes:
> In SGML, case sensitivity of delimiters is defined through the
> NAMECASE section of SGML declaration.
> In SGML Annex L.2, NAMECASE is defined as "GENERAL NO".
> And in HTML 4.01, NAMECASE is defined as "GENERAL YES".
> So hcro (&#x) is case sensitive in XML, but not in HTML.
> Both of &#x123; and &#X123; are valid in HTML,
> but &#X123; is not well-formed in XML.

So how is that resolved in XHTML 1.0, which is a reformulation of HTML
4.01 (case-insensitive hcro) in XML 1.0 (case-sensitive hcro)?

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