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Re: [css21][css3-selectors] case-insensitive attribute values

From: L. David Baron <dbaron@dbaron.org>
Date: Mon, 13 Apr 2009 18:07:05 -0700
To: www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <20090414010705.GA30520@pickering.dbaron.org>
On Wednesday 2009-04-01 17:33 +0200, Anne van Kesteren wrote:
> I was wondering if there was any chance I could convince implementors to  
> remove the magic list of attribute names whose values are matched again 
> in an ASCII case-insensitive way when the style sheet is associated with 
> an HTML document. The list mainly consists of obsolete presentational  

I'd be ok with saying that attribute values in attribute selectors
are matched case-sensitively.

One other data point:  Gecko changed, relatively recently, from
listing the attributes that are case-sensitive (which meant unknown
attributes were case-insensitive, which seemed bad) to listing the
ones that are case-insensitive (and thus treating unknown attributes
as case-sensitive, which seems better to me).


L. David Baron                                 http://dbaron.org/
Mozilla Corporation                       http://www.mozilla.com/
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