[whatwg] The parsing section doesn't require "HTML" in uppercase (doctype)

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Mon Dec 4 19:47:40 PST 2006

On Tue, 5 Dec 2006, Øistein E. Andersen wrote:
> First, the parsing rules seem to give the token "HTML" for any string 
> [Hh][Tt][Mm][Ll].

Uh, oops. Yes, you're right. Ok, back to case-insensitive. (That does seem 
better, anyway.)

> Secondly, is this comparison supposed to be done when the tokeniser 
> leaves the DOCTYPE name state? This could probably be more explicit.


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