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[whatwg] xml:space

From: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Date: Mon, 22 Jan 2007 16:32:44 +0200
Message-ID: <BEE961CA-3D1A-40BF-AD93-AABDBE29C360@iki.fi>
Some generic XML editors (e.g. oXygen) take liberties with  
reformatting whitespace by default. When whitespace is significant,  
the reformatting can be turned off using the xml:space='preserve'  
attribute.

Since this editor artifact is harmless in browsers and useful in  
editors, it would be nice if the spec made it conforming at least on  
the <pre> element in XHTML5.

-- 
Henri Sivonen
hsivonen at iki.fi
http://hsivonen.iki.fi/
Received on Monday, 22 January 2007 06:32:44 UTC

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