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[Bug 5898] New: Don't convert attributes to lowercase for localName/nodeName

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Date: Fri, 25 Jul 2008 11:56:18 +0000
To: public-html@w3.org
Message-ID: <bug-5898-2495@http.www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/>


           Summary: Don't convert attributes to lowercase for
           Product: HTML WG
           Version: unspecified
          Platform: All
        OS/Version: All
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P2
         Component: Spec bugs
        AssignedTo: dave.null@w3.org
        ReportedBy: simonp@opera.com
         QAContact: public-html-bugzilla@w3.org
                CC: ian@hixie.ch, mike@w3.org, public-html@w3.org

The spec says:

   Element.tagName, Node.nodeName, and Node.localName 

      These attributes must return tag names converted to uppercase and
      attribute names converted to lowercase, regardless of the case with
      which they were created.

I can understand that elements need to be converted to uppercase, but can't
attribute names be left alone? At least Firefox, Opera and Safari do so:


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