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Re: [VE][108] Error Message Feedback

From: Jukka K. Korpela <jkorpela@cs.tut.fi>
Date: Mon, 28 Feb 2005 22:25:56 +0200 (EET)
To: TU Internetbeauftragter <webredaktion@tu-braunschweig.de>
Cc: www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.GSO.4.58.0502282224200.4310@korppi.cs.tut.fi>

On Mon, 28 Feb 2005, TU Internetbeauftragter wrote:

> Instead of 'there is no attribute "onFocus"'
> please write 'attributes must be all lower case'

That would not be correct, since neither SGML nor XML imposes such a rule.
In XML, case is significant, but it is up to a DTD to specify the element
and attribute names the way it wants. So it's just a coincidence, so to
say, that XHTML happens to use lower case in those names.

Jukka "Yucca" Korpela, http://www.cs.tut.fi/~jkorpela/
Received on Monday, 28 February 2005 20:26:29 UTC

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