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Re: xml:space

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Tue, 28 Sep 2010 14:13:49 +0200
To: "Julian Reschke" <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Cc: "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.vjqr9bqz64w2qv@anne-van-kesterens-macbook-pro.local>
On Tue, 28 Sep 2010 14:12:02 +0200, Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>  
wrote:
> It's a feature of XML (just like xml:id...), but the language still  
> needs to define where it's allowed in valid documents.
>
> "A special attribute named xml:space may be attached to an element to  
> signal an intention that in that element, white space should be  
> preserved by applications. In valid documents, this attribute, like any  
> other, MUST be declared if it is used." --  
> <http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-xml/#sec-white-space>
>
> In HTML5 we do not use a schema language, but prose to define  
> conformance. That prose just mention where xml:space is allowed.

Valid in XML specifically refers to DTDs so that seems out of scope since  
we do not have those.


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Anne van Kesteren
http://annevankesteren.nl/
Received on Tuesday, 28 September 2010 12:14:24 UTC

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