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Re: A note on case sensitivity

From: Eve L. Maler <elm@arbortext.com>
Date: Wed, 30 Oct 1996 14:30:19 -0500
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To: Joe English <jenglish@crl.com>, w3c-sgml-wg@w3.org
At 10:26 AM 10/30/96 -0800, Joe English wrote:
>For tags you can use whatever case you like;
>it's only the markup declarations that are affected.

This isn't true.  Element GIs are names, too, and if you have
NAMECASE GENERAL NO and a declaration like the following (as
DocBook does):

<!ELEMENT FormalPara ...>

...your instance had better look like this:


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