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[Bug 8598] New: API return values listed as upper case, should be lowercase?

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Date: Sun, 03 Jan 2010 19:11:08 +0000
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Message-ID: <bug-8598-2486@http.www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/>
http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=8598

           Summary: API return values listed as upper case, should be
                    lowercase?
           Product: HTML WG
           Version: unspecified
          Platform: PC
               URL: http://dev.w3.org/html5/spec/Overview.html#apis-in-html-
                    documents
        OS/Version: Windows NT
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P2
         Component: HTML5 spec bugs
        AssignedTo: dave.null@w3.org
        ReportedBy: brutzman@nps.edu
         QAContact: public-html-bugzilla@w3.org
                CC: ian@hixie.ch, mike@w3.org, public-html@w3.org


3.3 APIs in HTML documents

states
        Element.tagName and Node.nodeName
        These attributes must return element names converted to
        ASCII _uppercase_, regardless of the case with which they
        were created.

and then
        The canonical form of HTML markup is all-lowercase;

also in section 3.3 APIs in HTML documents
        when looking at HTML elements, the argument must first be
        converted to ASCII lowercase

This seems inconsistent.  Should the first _uppercase_ instead be lowercase?


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