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Re: [CSS21] Case-insensitivity not defined

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Thu, 15 Nov 2007 17:02:28 -0500
Message-ID: <473CC1F4.30005@inkedblade.net>
To: Addison Phillips <addison@yahoo-inc.com>
CC: www-style@w3.org, 'WWW International' <www-international@w3.org>

fantasai wrote:
> 
> Addison Phillips wrote:
>>
>> Hi Fantasai,
>>
>> Interestingly, this question came up in my review of XmlHttpRequest 
>> just yesterday. I believe that what you want is:
>>
>> - You want to define it in terms of the Unicode definition.
>>
>> - You also probably want to define it in deterministic terms, rather 
>> than allowing it to be language sensitive. This means *not* using 
>> SpecialCasing.txt or language-specific tailorings (e.g. the 
>> Turkish/Azerbaijani dotted/dotless i mappings).
> 
> I'd be happy with that if [a-z] and [A-Z] matched each other and didn't
> match anything else. But it seems that's not the case in Unicode.

Sorry, that should be "that might not be the case in Unicode", as I'm not
really sure. :)

~fantasai
Received on Thursday, 15 November 2007 22:02:39 GMT

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