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Bug 5899 - Allow uppercase "CHARSET=" in legacy encoding decl
Summary: Allow uppercase "CHARSET=" in legacy encoding decl
Alias: None
Product: HTML WG
Classification: Unclassified
Component: pre-LC1 HTML5 spec (editor: Ian Hickson) (show other bugs)
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All All
: P2 normal
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Ian 'Hixie' Hickson
QA Contact: HTML WG Bugzilla archive list
Depends on:
Reported: 2008-07-25 15:09 UTC by Simon Pieters
Modified: 2010-10-04 14:28 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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Description Simon Pieters 2008-07-25 15:09:58 UTC
"For meta elements in the Encoding declaration state, the content attribute must have a value that is an ASCII case-insensitive match for a string that consists of the literal string "text/html;", optionally followed by any number of space characters, followed by the literal string "charset=", ..."

Is there a good reason why the "charset" part isn't allowed to be uppercase?
Comment 1 Ian 'Hixie' Hickson 2008-07-25 18:28:51 UTC
You're misreading it. I've added a colon to make it clearer.