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Tidy adding returns between xml elements

From: Howard, Kipp (LNG-CL) <Kipp.Howard@lexisnexis.com>
Date: Thu, 20 Jun 2002 10:21:14 -0700
Message-ID: <5150922C4A9FFE4DA2F658016BF9FA3C08A56F@lnxseamail01.lexisnexis.com>
To: "'html-tidy@w3.org'" <html-tidy@w3.org>

> Tidy seems to be adding a return between empty elements.  Is there any way
> to prevent this?
> 
> XML file I'm sending into tidy (b.xml):
> 
> <?xml version="1.0"?>
> <root>
>   <empty/>
>   <empty></empty>
> </root>
> 
> Using the following command line:
>   tidy.exe -config tidy.ini b.xml
> 
> and the following tidy.ini:
> 
> output-xml: yes
> input-xml: yes
> indent: yes
> indent-cdata: no
> wrap: 0
> escape-cdata: yes
> markup: yes
> clean: yes
> 
> I get the following output:
> 
> <?xml version="1.0"?>
> <root>
> <empty />
> 
> 
> <empty>
> </empty>
> 
>  </root>
> 
> Note the return that is put in the 2nd empty node.
> 
> I'm using tidy release: "(release date: 1st May 2002; built on May  7
> 2002, at 20:00:42)"
> 
> I've tried a number of options but I cannot get tidy to produces something
> more like this:
> 
> <?xml version="1.0"?>
> <root>
> <empty />
> <empty />
>  </root>
> 
> I really don't care about the empty space between nodes, but the return
> that gets put in the 2nd empty node is causing me problems.  Is there
> anything I can do to fix this problem?
> 
> Thanks.
> -- 
> Kipp E. Howard - Sr. Software Engineer @ LexisNexis CourtLink
> kipp.howard@courtlink.com   
> (425) 372-1837 or (800) 774-7317 ext 1837
> 
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