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Re: [CSS21] Case-insensitivity not defined

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Sun, 18 Nov 2007 18:59:46 -0500
Message-ID: <4740D1F2.3040309@inkedblade.net>
To: Martin Duerst <duerst@it.aoyama.ac.jp>
CC: Addison Phillips <addison@yahoo-inc.com>, www-international@w3.org, www-style@w3.org

Martin Duerst wrote:
> At 04:59 07/11/19, Addison Phillips wrote:
>> Martin Duerst wrote: 
>>> - Identifiers within CSS. These include cases such as
>>>   namespace prefixes and counter names inside CSS.
>>>   Ideally, these should just work case-sensitive; I don't
>>>   think it's asking too much from stylesheet writers to
>>>   use the same case for all occurrences of a specific
>>>   counter name. If that's not possible for legacy reasons
>>>   (e.g. stylesheets that indeed use counter names and
>>>   friends with haphazard casing), then something like
>>>   'case-insensitive for US-ASCII, case sensitive for
>>>   the rest', even though it sounds terribly ugly, may
>>>   be the best solution.

Proposed change:

In Section 4.1.3 Characters and case change
   # All CSS style sheets are case-insensitive, except for
   # parts that are not under the control of CSS.
to
   | All CSS syntax is case-insensitive within the ASCII
   | range (i.e. [a-z] and [A-Z] are equivalent), except for
   | parts that are not under the control of CSS.

~fantasai
Received on Monday, 19 November 2007 00:00:15 GMT

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