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Re: is CLASS case-sensistive?

From: Harry <harry.koopman@wolmail.nl>
Date: Sun, 15 Apr 2001 13:20:15 -0400 (EDT)
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> is CLASS case-sensistive?
>
> From: Joel N. Weber II (devnull@gnu.ai.mit.edu)
> Date: Sat, Sep 06 1997
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> From: "Joel N. Weber II" <devnull@gnu.ai.mit.edu>
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> Subject: is CLASS case-sensistive?
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> It is entirely possible that I am blind, but I cannot find anything that
> tells me whether CLASS is case-sensitive.
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> In other words, does the HTML
>
> <SPAN CLASS=FOO>
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> match the rule
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> .foo { background-color: red }
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The browsers I know of do not treat class-definitions case-sensitive, until I met Netscape 6 for the
macintosh, which does! So the answer on your question should be: yes. Users of adobe Golive should be
aware that Golive automatically changes the applied classes to lower-case, notwithstanding they might
be upper-case in the style-sheet. For me the argument to keep all class-definitions lowercase.
(Took me some hours to find out...)
Harry Koopman
Received on Thursday, 19 April 2001 11:34:08 GMT

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