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

From: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Date: Wed, 10 Nov 2010 09:01:12 -0800
Cc: HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>
Message-id: <B552141A-27AF-453F-A8AF-EF72900F4B17@apple.com>
To: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>

On Nov 10, 2010, at 8:49 AM, Jonas Sicking wrote:

> On Wed, Nov 10, 2010 at 3:18 AM, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com> wrote:
>> 
>> Corrected URLs:
>> 
>> On Nov 10, 2010, at 2:57 AM, Maciej Stachowiak wrote:
>> 
>>> 
>>> '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]'
>>> 
>>> Per the decision policy, at this time the chairs would like to solicit volunteers to write Change Proposals.
>>> 
>>> http://www.w3.org/html/wg/tracker/issues/133
>> 
>> http://www.w3.org/html/wg/tracker/issues/137
>> 
>> 
>>> http://dev.w3.org/html5/decision-policy/decision-policy.html#escalation
>>> 
>>> If no Change Proposals are written by December 10th, 2010 this issue will be closed without prejudice.
>>> 
>>> Issue status link:
>>> http://dev.w3.org/html5/status/issue-status.html#ISSUE-133
>> 
>> 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?

If the editor is willing to address this in a way that satisfies everyone, then we can simply close the issue by amicable resolution.

Regards,
Maciej
Received on Wednesday, 10 November 2010 17:01:53 UTC

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