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

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Tue, 14 Apr 2009 09:02:38 +0200
To: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>, "Boris Zbarsky" <bzbarsky@mit.edu>
Cc: www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <op.usc66oai64w2qv@anne-van-kesterens-macbook.local>
On Tue, 14 Apr 2009 08:26:54 +0200, fantasai  
<fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net> wrote:
> And said document language says they're case-insensitive.

Well, part of the problem is that there's not really such a thing as  
"document language". The rules for what should happen when e.g. SVG nodes  
are part of the tree are not exactly clear.

Also, to avoid magic lists and "violating" Selectors we could make HTML5  
say that attribute values are case-sensitive as far as Selectors are  

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Tuesday, 14 April 2009 07:03:38 UTC

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