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css2.1 question

From: Beton, Richard <richard.beton@roke.co.uk>
Date: Wed, 27 Apr 2005 15:20:08 +0100
Message-ID: <426F9F98.9090801@roke.co.uk>
To: <www-style@w3.org>

I don't know whether this is the correct list for this question, so
please forgive me if it isn't.

My question concerns the CSS2.1 Candidate Recommendation
(http://www.w3.org/TR/CSS21/) and specifically Conventions

Why does it say "Document language element names are in uppercase
letters." ?

Surely for XHTML the document language element names /must/ be in
lowercase.  Elsewhere in the document, lowercase is used for both HTML
and XHTML (e.g. http://www.w3.org/TR/CSS21/intro.html#q1)  In the
section on case (http://www.w3.org/TR/CSS21/syndata.html#q6), it says
"Note in particular that element names are case-insensitive in HTML, but
case-sensitive in XML."

This suggests to me that the Conventions section is misleading and
should be changed, especially because XHTML and SVG use lowercase
element names.  Do you agree?



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