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Re: lynx-dev lynx bug?

From: David Woolley
Subject: Re: lynx-dev lynx bug?
Date: Sun, 30 Apr 2000 10:03:56 +0100 (BST)

>    relative URLs.  The "HREF" attribute must be an absolute URL.  Note
>    that, in HTML, element and attribute names are case-insensitive.
>                   ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
>                                                   ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
> This seems to me ambiguous: does it mean the `name' of the attribute,
> or its `value', or both?  Five HTML, SGML, and XML books that I

It means the name.  However this is academic as the current W3C 
specification is XHTML 1.0 and XML *is* case sensitive.  XHTML
element names *must* be lower case.  I think the same is true of 
attribute names.

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