An article about Netsape 6.0 in Macworld reports that WebbedEnvironments.com doesn't render correctly with Mozilla while it displays just fine with Nav4x and IE4.5 or IE5. The article is at http://macworld.zdnet.com/2000/04/06/netscapenewdir.html I looked into it and found the following error: in css/interface1.css, they define "#scrollarea" but in home/index.html, they use <div id="scrollArea">. The problem is that IDs are supposed to be case-sensitive: http://www.w3.org/TR/html4/struct/global.html#adef-id I'll implement a quirk to make IDs and CLASSes case-insensitive because that's how all the current browsers work.
Just in case, I'm sending a separate mail to rickg and troy asking for approval to implement that quirk.
Status: NEW → ASSIGNED
Target Milestone: --- → M16
And the quirk would be for HTML content only...
I'm giving up on that one. It requires 3 kinds of changes. - The first one is fine: for the IDs to be case-insensitive, we have to do in SelectorMatches() the same kind of thing we already do for bug 24390 (see the comments in the function). - The second one is fine too: for the classes to be case-insensitive, we should pass in HasClass() a boolean to specify if the string compare done at a lower lever should be case-sensitive or not, depending on whether we are in quirks mode and inside a HTML content. It requires changing several interfaces but it's still ok. - The last change is more tricky. In RuleHash::EnumerateAllRules(), we keep hash tables for IDs and classes. These ones can't easily be made case-sensitive depending on the content and the compatibility mode. We can alwyas find a solution but it would be a bit hacky and hurt the performance, so I prefer to give up on that quirk. We may reconsider if other sites show the same problem. This one was fixed yesterday by the webmaster. Marking as LATER.
Status: ASSIGNED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 19 years ago
Resolution: --- → LATER
I'm going to attach a testcase based on the original version of www.webbedenvironments.com. The faulty ID is declared as "scrollarea" and used as "scrollArea".
*** Bug 35878 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Reopened: <http://www.eff.org/> has some case-insensitive CLASSes (bug 37831).
Status: RESOLVED → REOPENED
Resolution: LATER → ---
Target Milestone: M16 → M17
This bug has been marked "future" because the original netscape engineer working on this is over-burdened. If you feel this is an error, that you or another known resource will be working on this bug, or if it blocks your work in some way -- please attach your concern to the bug for reconsideration.
Target Milestone: M17 → Future
Resolving WONTFIX. If we're not implementing a given NavQuirk for RTM, there's really not much point in implementing it post-RTM as content developers will have already had to fix their content to support RTM, and even if we implement the quirk for (say) 6.1, they'd still be faced with the need to fix their content to support the installed base of 6.0 browsers during the transition.
Status: ASSIGNED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 19 years ago → 19 years ago
Resolution: --- → WONTFIX
*** Bug 44867 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
VERIFIED WONTFIX. This is a compatability issue, but since we are not fixing it for this release, web authors will have to write their markup to work around the way we render it regardless of whether we 'fix' it in the future or not. Thus, fixing it in the future is a waste of our time. Note that the markup is invalid anyway; so the workaround is simply to fix the page in question.
Status: RESOLVED → VERIFIED
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