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Re: [widgets] Trimming attribute values, a bad idea?

From: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Date: Wed, 3 Dec 2008 10:50:45 +0200
Cc: ext Marcos Caceres <marcosscaceres@gmail.com>, public-webapps <public-webapps@w3.org>
Message-Id: <47B6F324-0E49-47D2-96E6-07E16CCC3E6A@iki.fi>
To: Jere Kapyaho <jere.kapyaho@nokia.com>

On Dec 3, 2008, at 10:38, Jere Kapyaho wrote:

> Based on that, it might be better to just *not* do it, but then you  
> wouldn't be XML compliant.

It's perfectly XML compliant to be DTDless, to let the XML processor  
do its thing with the datatype defaulted to CDATA and not to perform  
any trimming.

> Note that in XML this is specified in terms of DTD datatypes, but  
> the config document is described in RELAX NG.

So as far as the XML processor is concerned, all the attributes are  
CDATA. RELAX NG does not feed back to AVNormalize.

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Henri Sivonen
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