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  • From: Tim Bray <tbray@textuality.com>
  • To: xml-dev@ic.ac.uk
  • Date: Wed, 29 Oct 1997 07:23:40 -0800

At 01:04 PM 29/10/97 +0000, Toby Speight wrote:
>This is achievable in XML by making the names case-sensitive, and then
>adding a rule to XML prohibiting the names that are the same after
>Could someone clarify what the current rules are?

Rules are that equality in Names (element types, attribute names,
etc.) is defined on a character-by-character basis.  There is no
mention whatsoever of case-folding; it turns out that doing 
case-folding is painfully incompatible with using Unicode. -Tim

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