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From "William A. Rowe, Jr." <>
Subject Re: Regarding lower-case HTML tags
Date Wed, 05 Sep 2001 03:19:13 GMT
From: "Jason Lingohr" <>
Sent: Tuesday, September 04, 2001 10:12 PM

> After consulting a few fellow web developers, the trend/standard as it were
> is lowercase HTML tags -- I read somewhere (probably w3c) that lowercase
> tends to compress better as well.

In fact it does.  On letter frequency alone, unless the body text is SHOUTING :)

> As for the diff lines -- this is also true, but it will only happen once
> per patched file.

Agreed.  But it isn't necessary to do so as an en masse - if we are fixing a
given document to parse/read/appear correctly, then it's a good time to choose
to do it :)

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