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Re: Preventing Tidy from eating spaces

From: Elliotte Harold <elharo@metalab.unc.edu>
Date: Sat, 03 Feb 2007 12:23:32 -0500
Message-ID: <45C4C514.5070008@metalab.unc.edu>
To: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
CC: Trevor Harmon <trevor@vocaro.com>, html-tidy@w3.org

Bjoern Hoehrmann wrote:

> There is not. The problem here is that all white space in XML documents
> is potentially significant, so Tidy could not add or remove any of it,


Tidy does not work on XML documents. It works on HTML documents, and in 
such documents we know exactly where and how white space is and is not 
significant.

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