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Re: xml:space

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Tue, 28 Sep 2010 14:43:41 +0200
To: "Julian Reschke" <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Cc: "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.vjqtm3x364w2qv@anne-van-kesterens-macbook-pro.local>
On Tue, 28 Sep 2010 14:37:30 +0200, Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>  
> On 28.09.2010 14:29, Anne van Kesteren wrote:
>> Because xml:base (much like xml:lang) has an effect on down-level
>> languages?
> Not sure what you mean by down-level.

Languages expressed in XML. E.g. xml:base affects the way <a> works,  
therefore it needs to be mentioned in HTML5.

> I don't think anybody claims that xml:space is a very useful attribute.  
> It's just something that XHTML1 allowed, and I see no reason not to  
> allow it.
> To allow it, it will need to be mentioned as a global (XML-only)  
> attribute.

I already explained why this is not needed.

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Tuesday, 28 September 2010 12:44:15 UTC

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