[uf-discuss] rel-tag name case-sensitivity

Ryan King ryan at technorati.com
Thu Aug 17 09:46:27 PDT 2006

On Aug 17, 2006, at 2:49 AM, Wolfgang Machert wrote:

> Hello,
> Since rel-tag relies on URLs for its tag names, I wonder whether or  
> not rel-tag was designed with case-sensitivity in mind (as URLs are  
> case-sensitive)
> i.e. whether
>   http://technorati.com/search/microformat
> is a different tag than
>   http://technorati.com/search/Microformat
> Technorati seems to do its search case-insensitive so am I right to  
> assume that tag names behave the same?
> If thats how it is it would be helpful to mention this at the  
> Specification.

The short answer is that its up to the applications and specs that  
use rel-tag. Not every usage of it will have the same needs.


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