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Re: 2 questions

From: Kynn Bartlett <kynn@idyllmtn.com>
Date: Mon, 23 Jun 2003 16:32:51 -0700
Cc: www-validator@w3.org
To: "Wells, Stormie" <stormie.wells@eds.com>
Message-Id: <01A6FA5A-A5D3-11D7-83B4-000393D9E692@idyllmtn.com>

On Monday, June 23, 2003, at 03:22 PM, Wells, Stormie wrote:
> I am writing just out of curiosity more than anything else.
> 1.  Why is the validator case sensitive on event attributes, such as
> "onkeypress" instead of "onKeyPress"?  Same question for method="POST" 
> vs.
> method="post"  I am trying to promote adoption of this standard and I 
> was
> wondering if there was a specific source I could reference that stated 
> that
> the case should be all lower and not mixed.

It's in the XHTML specification.  If it bothers you, switch back to

> 2.  Is there anyway to customize the validator so that individuals can
> require elements for their site that are not traditionally required?
> "maxlength" and "size" for all input text fields, for example.

Write a custom DTD.

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