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Re: [widgets] white space handling

From: Robin Berjon <robin@berjon.com>
Date: Thu, 7 Jan 2010 10:51:31 +0100
Cc: "cyril.concolato" <cyril.concolato@telecom-paristech.fr>, public-webapps <public-webapps@w3.org>
Message-Id: <576CF74B-F94A-4554-8A61-CF6F088F15AF@berjon.com>
To: Marcos Caceres <marcosc@opera.com>
On Jan 6, 2010, at 21:58 , Marcos Caceres wrote:
>> Well, you know my concern. I want to understand the spec in order to
>> implement it properly. I'm not asking for any new normative statement, nor
>> any change to the existing ones. I would be fine with informative notes
>> explaining the intents of some choices. For example, as you know, I'm
>> implementing an SVG UA and an P&C UA, I want to know what's reusable, what's
>> common without doing XML archaeology. Such notes would help me and I
>> suspected it would help others. Nothing more.
> 
> In the spec, I made that choice to be compatible with Unicode version
> 5. My intention was not to break XML parsers, but it sucks if that is
> what happened. I personally don't know how to proceed here.

You broke nothing, there is no problem. What these P+C rules operate on is content, which is Unicode, and therefore using Unicode's WS is perfectly sensible. I think Cyril was mostly asking about having a note explaining where this list comes from (which would have helped him find out why it's different from the list of WS chars used elsewhere).

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