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Re: [css3-fonts][css-variables][css-counter-styles-3][css3-values] Case sensitivity of user-defined identifiers

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Wed, 03 Oct 2012 11:23:59 -0400
Message-ID: <506C588F.1080705@mit.edu>
To: François REMY <fremycompany_pub@yahoo.fr>
CC: www-style@w3.org
On 10/3/12 11:08 AM, François REMY wrote:
> For what it's worth, [css-variables] are described to be standards
> properties so they should obey traditionnal rules applied to CSS
> properties.

Ah, because variable names are property _names_, not property _values_?

> In HTML, user-defined attributes seems to be case-insenstive for Latin1
> at least (tested in IE9, Chrome 24) :
>
>     document.body.setAttribute("â", true); document.body.getAttribute("Â");

Per HTML5 spec, and in Gecko, this returns null.

> I believe [css-variables] and all properties should be defined as
> Latin1-CI as well (or, rather, as having the same level of insensitivity
> as HTML Attributes).

That would be ASCII case-insensitivity.

-Boris
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