[whatwg] <map id="">

Simon Pieters zcorpan at gmail.com
Sat Aug 18 15:39:29 PDT 2007

On Sat, 18 Aug 2007 19:37:03 +0200, Jonas Sicking <jonas at sicking.cc> wrote:

>>  I don't see any need for it to be case-sensitive for XHTML5. :-)
>>  [1]  
>> http://lists.whatwg.org/pipermail/whatwg-whatwg.org/2007-April/010975.html
> Since ID is case sensitive everywhere else, I don't see a reason to make  
> an exception from that rule here.

For compat with IE?

> That seems to unnecessarily complicate implementation as well as  
> introduce weird inconsistencies for authors.

It already is (Unicode-) case-insensitive in IE and Opera. Do you suggest  
we should not match what IE does here? Or do you suggest we have different  
behavior between HTML and XHTML?

Simon Pieters

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