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Re: bug: case-insensitive checking of IDs

From: Ville Skyttä <ville.skytta@iki.fi>
Date: Sat, 6 Nov 2010 10:59:26 +0200
To: www-validator@w3.org
Message-Id: <201011061059.27027.ville.skytta@iki.fi>
On Tuesday 19 October 2010, Michael(tm) Smith wrote:
> I notice that HTML4 checking performed by the markup validator is raising
> false-positive "duplicate ID" errors for IDs the match case insensitively.
> Is that intentional? If so, why? I know that browsers certainly don't
> process IDs case insensitively, and I'm not aware of other UAs that do.
> If it's not intentional, is it a known issue, or should I raise a new bug
> for it?

It's not intentional, and it was not a known issue at least to me.  But I 
believe it's an issue that needs fixing in OpenSP, that's where the message 
comes from, and I can't think of a sane workaround offhand in validator that 
we could apply in the meantime.
Received on Saturday, 6 November 2010 08:59:55 UTC

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