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[whatwg] [html5] r3306 - [] (0) Define interaction with CSS case-sensitivity rules.

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Wed, 29 Jul 2009 00:28:04 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0907290027450.3189@hixie.dreamhostps.com>
On Tue, 14 Jul 2009, Simon Pieters wrote:
> On Tue, 14 Jul 2009 08:26:37 +0200, Ian Hickson <ian at hixie.ch> wrote:
> > > and presumably the new attributes in HTML5: [...]
> > 
> > Why would we want to add anything to this list?
> > 
> > I'd rather keep this list as small as possible.
> 
> Hmm. In that case maybe we can remove it altogether? I think it was only 
> implemented for compliance with CSS2 and HTML4 when Niels Leenheer wrote 
> a Selectors test suite back in 2006.

On Wed, 22 Jul 2009, Anne van Kesteren wrote:
> 
> Yeah, and IE7 did not support this. Killing this useless list seems like 
> the best way forward. As far as I know there is no compatibility reason 
> for having it other than that test suite and having it be an arbitrary 
> number of attributes is just confusing and slightly increases code 
> complexity and testing.

I'm willing to remove it if the browsers drop support for it.

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