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Bug 6898 - Case shifting terminology is confusing
Summary: Case shifting terminology is confusing
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
Keywords: NoReply
Depends on:
Reported: 2009-05-11 08:22 UTC by James Graham
Modified: 2010-10-04 14:56 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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Description James Graham 2009-05-11 08:22:37 UTC
"lowercase" is often used in the spec in a way that means "ascii lowercase". Although it is well defined, people are unlikely to look at the definition since "lowercase" is such a common term. It would be much less error-prone if the spec said "ascii lowercase" when that is what it means. The same applies to the use of the term "uppercase".
Comment 1 Maciej Stachowiak 2010-03-14 14:48:08 UTC
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