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   Re: Case sensitivity

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  • From: John Cowan <cowan@locke.ccil.org>
  • To: "Szegedi, Attila" <szegedi@scriptum.hu>
  • Date: Fri, 9 Jun 2000 10:41:21 -0400 (EDT)

On Fri, 9 Jun 2000, Szegedi, Attila wrote:

> I wonder if the official XML spec expresses the case sensitivity of element
> names?

Note the definition of "match", which says that "No case folding [i.e.
mapping] is performed."  Thus,

	<foo>This is not XML</Foo>

is not well-formed, because the start-tag and the end-tag do not
match as required by the WFC "Element Type Match".

John Cowan                                   cowan@ccil.org
	"You need a change: try Canada"  "You need a change: try China"
		--fortune cookies opened by a couple that I know

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