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1(of a program or function) differentiating between capital and lowercase letters.
- ‘We must be on the only server that has case-sensitive URLs.’
- ‘It has a built-in advanced password generator, which randomly chooses a case-sensitive combination of characters.’
- ‘Today's search engines are not case-sensitive; therefore I generally use initial caps in this tag because it looks the cleanest.’
- ‘If it were me, knowing that most stuff in UNIX is case-sensitive, and knowing that host names are case-insensitive, I'd probably think you meant " lclint ’, in which case I would be pretty frustrated if I tried to access that web site.’
- ‘For example, the search commands are normally case-sensitive; to change this use the: set ignorecase or: set ic option.’
- 1.1 (of input) treated differently depending on whether it is in capitals or lowercase text.
- ‘Passwords are typically case-sensitive, so a strong password contains letters in both uppercase and lowercase.’
- ‘XML is a case-sensitive language so ‘findwithinradius ‘is NOT the same as ‘findWithinRadius‘.’
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