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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 11:58:53 -0400
Message-ID: <506C60BD.6000702@mit.edu>
To: Fran├žois REMY <fremycompany_pub@yahoo.fr>
CC: www-style@w3.org
On 10/3/12 11:46 AM, Fran├žois REMY wrote:
> |  Ah, because variable names are property _names_, not property _values_?
>
> Actually, they are both.

Well, right, but there is no problem in my mind with making property 
_values_ case-sensitive as needed.

> You're the only browser to do so. Tested in Opera, it returns "true"
> too. Time to change the spec?

Spec is the way it is for a reason, for what it's worth.  Behavior of 
browsers there is in general is not compatible with each other, and not 
necessary for web compat, and allows the spec to avoid having to get 
bogged down in defining "case-insensitive" for insane Unicode cases.

-Boris
Received on Wednesday, 3 October 2012 15:59:28 GMT

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