[XML-SIG] 4DOM HTML erroneously using NS methods

Thomas B. Passin tpassin@home.com
Sun, 20 Jan 2002 11:13:08 -0500

[Martin v. Loewis]

> I recommend to re-read section 1.6.3 of
> http://www.w3.org/TR/DOM-Level-2-HTML/html.html
> Attribute and element names should be exposed as uppercase if the
> original document was a HTML document, and should be lowercase if the
> original document was a XHTML document. I'm not certain whether 4DOM
> HTML supports XHTML at all, but in any case, there should be a
> strategy how to support both HTML and XHTML.

We want to be careful here - the HTML names are "exposed" in uppercase, but
they are CASE-INSENSITIVE in the markup.  We need to make sure to maintain
the case-insensitivity when the html source is originally parsed, as well as
when names are compared.


Tom P