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Re: Too much cleanup

From: Peter Evans <evans@i.hosei.ac.jp>
Date: Fri, 18 Feb 2000 17:26:36 +0900
Message-Id: <200002180828.RAA16099@ns.i.hosei.ac.jp>
To: html-tidy@w3.org
Mike Bridge on Tidy:

> I would like it not to touch 
> the indenting/linebreaking scheme that's already there.

Dave Raggett has explained in http://www.w3.org/People/Raggett/tidy/ why this
isn't and won't be an option. (Look for the subtitle "Layout style".)

> Our web designer informs me that this will create subtle browser-specific 
> formatting problems, for example, closing and opening TR and 
> TD tags must be on the same line when they enclose adjoining images, 
> otherwise browsers will put some extra space between the cells, 

Are there any other problems?  If not, it would be easy to run a
search-and-replace to remove these line breaks.  (Since I use MS-DOS/Windows
and am too lazy/stupid to program, my preferred tool is a compact and cheap old
version of SNR; a big new GUI version of this can be downloaded from
http://www.bcpl.net/~wnidiffe/stextu.html and I think the package includes a
"console-mode" version.  With UNIX, I'm sure you're spoiled for choice.)
Peter Evans evans@i.hosei.ac.jp
Received on Friday, 18 February 2000 03:28:28 UTC

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