[whatwg] <map id="">

Simon Pieters zcorpan at gmail.com
Thu Aug 9 01:33:21 PDT 2007

On Wed, 08 Aug 2007 20:21:00 +0200, Michael A. Puls II  
<shadow2531 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Just wan to be sure:
> Even though id is required, name is allowed on <map>. Correct?

No. name is currently not allowed (but I have suggested we change to name  
instead of id [1]).

> (It
> currently needs to be for Safari and Firefox in text/html or image
> maps won't work (even on trunk versions)


> As for case:
> [Opera]
> match for id or name is case-insensitive regardless of mime type.
> [Firefox and Safari]
> application/xhtml+xml
> match for id is case-sensitive
> text/html
> match for name is case-insensitive
> [IE6]
> match for name or id is case-insenstive.
> So, it seems it might have to be case-sensitive for xhtml5 (since
> other things are case-sensitive in xml)  and case-insensitive for
> html5. (Unless there's no need to be case-sensitive for XHTML5. If so,
> then Opera's way would be cool.)

I don't see any need for it to be case-sensitive for XHTML5. :-)

Simon Pieters

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