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Re: Request for Volunteers: Polyglot spec

From: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 01 Apr 2010 14:19:26 -0500
To: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>
Cc: Philip Taylor <pjt47@cam.ac.uk>, Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>, HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>, Technical Architecture Group <tag@w3.org>
Message-ID: <1270149566.4466.2600.camel@pav.lan>
On Thu, 2010-04-01 at 11:49 -0700, Jonas Sicking wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 1, 2010 at 11:41 AM, Philip Taylor <pjt47@cam.ac.uk> wrote:
[...]
> > This one would also render differently:
> >
> > <html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">
> >  <head><title>example document</title></head>
> >  <body>
> >    <pre>
> > Arbitrary example text</pre>
> >  </body>
> > </html>

Right, that's documented in one of the pages Sam cited
when he started this thread:

"In HTML, a line feed that immediately follows a pre, listing or
textarea start tag is ignored."
 -- http://wiki.whatwg.org/wiki/HTML_vs._XHTML


Jonas seemed to be asking which of DOM/scripts, CSS/rendering,
etc. fit into the requirements, and I learned something
from the question and the answer, but I'm not sure I
see what point you're adding, Philip. Are you just emphasizing
things that were noted in Sam's message only by reference?

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Dan Connolly, W3C http://www.w3.org/People/Connolly/
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