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Re: HTML 4.01 and 5.0: is it somewhat "unspecific" about space characters

From: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Date: Mon, 31 Mar 2008 12:01:35 +0300
Cc: public-html-comments@w3.org
Message-Id: <DAADF701-C19E-457F-8512-0D28FC8BBEA4@iki.fi>
To: Daniel Beardsmore <resident@telcontar.net>

Disclaimer: Not a WG response.

On Mar 31, 2008, at 11:24, Daniel Beardsmore wrote:
> Now, in Firefox, if you copy that text and paste it into another
> application, you get it all on one line. Firefox treats white-space:  
> pre as
> *presentational* meaning that it should be copied and pasted as if  
> it were
> regular text.

In general, clipboard export in Gecko reads from the DOM--not from the  
CSS formatter box tree.

Henri Sivonen
Received on Monday, 31 March 2008 09:15:56 UTC

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