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From Greg Marr <gr...@alum.wpi.edu>
Subject Re: Fw: Regarding lower-case HTML tags
Date Wed, 05 Sep 2001 13:19:27 GMT
At 11:12 PM 09/04/2001, William A. Rowe, Jr. wrote:
> > > I've been using tidy, from the w3c, for a while now, to do
> > > pretty-reformatting of HTML documents. One of the things that 
> it does is
> > > lower-case HTML tags. I was wondering, in light of comments 
> made a week
> > > or two ago, whether it would be worthwhile to do this with 
> files in the
> > > docs as I a working with them?

The reason it does that is that XML is case-sensitive for tag names, 
and the HTML working group chose to use lowercase for XHTML.  Thus, 
if the pages were ever to be marked as XHTML, they'd need to be 
lowercase.

-- 
Greg Marr
gregm@alum.wpi.edu
"We thought you were dead."
"I was, but I'm better now." - Sheridan, "The Summoning"


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