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Re: xml:space

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Tue, 28 Sep 2010 21:57:25 +0200
Message-ID: <4CA248A5.3070002@gmx.de>
To: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
CC: public-html@w3.org, Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
On 28.09.2010 15:21, Julian Reschke wrote:
> On 28.09.2010 15:14, Henri Sivonen wrote:
>> Julian Reschke wrote:
>>> So are you saying that xml:space can be used everywhere, and can be
>>> both
>>> "preserve" and "default"?
>>>
>>> As far as I can tell, that would be an incompatible change from XHTML1
>>> as well.
>>
>> Surely not more incompatible than e.g.<video> being conforming.
>
> Yup.
>
> I have no problem making an a backwards-compatible change. But claiming
> that there is no change is not helpful.
>
> So, the options are:
>
> 1) Forbid it, by not including it in the global attributes.
>
> 2) Keep it as per XHTML, by adding it to the global attributes (for XML).
>
> 3) Extend it (as per 2).
>
> For 1) and 3), we should state the change in the Differences document.
>
> I personally think that 2) would make sense, but I wouldn't object to 3).
>
> Best regards, Julian

I seems that Ian thinks 3) is the case, so I raised

   http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=10796

so it'll get mentioned in the differences document.

Best regards, Julian
Received on Tuesday, 28 September 2010 19:58:04 UTC

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