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Re: Parsing media queries

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Wed, 14 Nov 2007 12:14:48 -0500
Message-ID: <473B2D08.9070908@inkedblade.net>
To: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
CC: W3C Style List <www-style@w3.org>

Henri Sivonen wrote:
> Case-insensitivity would be ASCII case-insensitivity, right? That is, 
> "HEIGHT" should count as "height" but "HEÄ°GHT" shouldn't.

I would normatively reference the appropriate section of Unicode on
default case mappings (not locale-dependent mappings), but since media
queries are all ASCII anyway, ASCII case-insensitivity is fine. :)

> Aside: XML 1.0, CSS3 and HTML5 all have different notions of whitespace. 
> No fun. I don't want to write extra code to catch the case of horizontal 
> tabs appearing in media queries in HTML5. I think I'm going to let that 
> one slip by for now, since I think it would be more productive to unify 
> CSS and HTML5 notions of whitespace than to write code to deal with the 
> difference.

Well, I don't think the CSS notion of white space is going to change,
so HTML5 will have to copy CSS if we want that to happen. :)

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