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  • From: Thierry Bezecourt <thbz@thbz.cx>
  • To: <xml-dev@xml.org>
  • Date: Fri, 09 Jun 2000 15:57:01 +0200

At 14:51 09/06/2000 +0200, Szegedi, Attila wrote:
>I wonder if the official XML spec expresses the case sensitivity of element
>Quick searching for "case" and "sensitive" in
>http://www.w3.org/TR/1998/REC-xml-19980210 reveals no explicit mentioning.

Read section 1.2, "Terminology" is explicit when defining the word "match":
"No case folding is performed"

The Annotated XML Spec explains why (in one word: internationalization).

Thierry Bézecourt

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