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Re: Custom DTD for case-insensitive ID values ?

From: Philip TAYLOR [PC87S-O/XP] <P.Taylor@Rhul.Ac.Uk>
Date: Mon, 15 Sep 2003 18:13:56 +0100
Message-ID: <3F65F354.3EE79E87@Rhul.Ac.Uk>
To: "Jukka K. Korpela" <jkorpela@cs.tut.fi>
Cc: www-validator@w3.org

Fine, many thanks : you have confirmed my belief,
which is most helpful.

** Phil.
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"Jukka K. Korpela" wrote:
> 
> On Mon, 15 Sep 2003, Philip TAYLOR [PC87S-O/XP] wrote:
> 
> > Slight problem, Jukka : IDs are no longer required to be unique.
> 
> Yes, that's exactly the way to allow ID values that differ in case only.
> It removes the uniquess requirement.
> 
> > What I had wanted was that they should still be required to be
> > unique, but that uniqueness should imply case-sensitivity (in this
> > context, at least); is that possible, do you think ?
> 
> In a DTD, no. The case sensitivity rules are set in the SGML declaration
> (in the naming rules), and I don't think there's a way to tell the W3C
> validator use something different from the reference concrete syntax,
> which has NAMECASE GENERAL YES, thereby making all names case insensitive.
> And if you could change this, it would affect _all_ names.
> 
> --
> Jukka "Yucca" Korpela, http://www.cs.tut.fi/~jkorpela/
Received on Monday, 15 September 2003 13:16:47 GMT

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