Re: boolean attributes case-sensitivity (detailed review of Semantics)

On Tue, 17 Jul 2007, Simon Pieters wrote:
> (This is part of my detailed review of the Semantics and structure of 
> HTML documents section.)
> The spec says about boolean attributes:
>    If the attribute is present, its value must either be the empty string
>    or the attribute's canonical name, exactly, with no leading or trailing
>    whitespace, and in lowercase.
> The value was case-insensitive in HTML4. Additionally, keywords in 
> enumerated attributes in HTML5 may use any mix of lower-case and 
> uppercase letters. I don't see a good reason why boolean attributes 
> should be different.

Ok, made them case-insensitive.

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