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[whatwg] [html5] r4949 - [giow] (0) The CSS rules need to do attribute value matching consistently across [...]

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Fri, 02 Apr 2010 12:58:29 -0700
Message-ID: <op.vai7frid64w2qv@annevk-t60>
On Thu, 01 Apr 2010 23:36:16 -0700, L. David Baron <dbaron at dbaron.org>  
> Making attribute values case-insensitive in XHTML seems incompatible
> with longstanding Gecko behavior (though our handling of input's
> type attribute is buggy, at least) and with the clear intent of
> XHTML1, and doesn't seem implementable on top of a conformant CSS
> selectors implementation.
> Do we really want to do this?

I think we do want case-insensitive attribute values to be  
case-insensitive in both HTML and XHTML.

I think ideally we remove the special casing of certain attributes with  
Selectors and introduce an ASCII case-insensitive flag for attribute value  
selectors to deal with this issue.

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Friday, 2 April 2010 12:58:29 UTC

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