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Re: ISSUE-137 case-insensitive: Chairs Solicit Proposals

From: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>
Date: Wed, 10 Nov 2010 08:49:22 -0800
Message-ID: <AANLkTikemHVVBXPbH5eD--hwTT+mHShFOTLyg=1i4v0+@mail.gmail.com>
To: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Cc: HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>
On Wed, Nov 10, 2010 at 3:18 AM, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com> wrote:
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> Corrected URLs:
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> On Nov 10, 2010, at 2:57 AM, Maciej Stachowiak wrote:
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>> 'Since Javascript does not support mode specifiers inside the regular expression, there is no simple way of matching a single word case-insensitively besides turning into [Ww][Oo][Rr][Dd]'
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>> Per the decision policy, at this time the chairs would like to solicit volunteers to write Change Proposals.
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>> http://www.w3.org/html/wg/tracker/issues/133
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> http://www.w3.org/html/wg/tracker/issues/137
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>> http://dev.w3.org/html5/decision-policy/decision-policy.html#escalation
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>> If no Change Proposals are written by December 10th, 2010 this issue will be closed without prejudice.
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>> Issue status link:
>> http://dev.w3.org/html5/status/issue-status.html#ISSUE-133
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> http://dev.w3.org/html5/status/issue-status.html#ISSUE-137

The editor was never given a chance to respond to the new information
that was made available in the bug before this was turned into an
issue.

So given the fact that it's unlikely that the regexp won't be extended
to deal with the use case, Ian, are you still opposed adding some
attribute to allow case insensitive matching?

/ Jonas
Received on Wednesday, 10 November 2010 16:50:20 UTC

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