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[whatwg] Initial carriage return in <pre> and <textarea>

From: Simon Pieters <simonp@opera.com>
Date: Fri, 11 Sep 2009 10:39:46 +0200
Message-ID: <op.uz23okjfidj3kv@simon-pieterss-macbook.local>
On Fri, 11 Sep 2009 10:12:59 +0200, Henri Sivonen <hsivonen at iki.fi> wrote:

> On Sep 10, 2009, at 23:40, ?istein E. Andersen wrote:
>
>> ? 9.1.2.5 "Restrictions on content models" mentions that an initial  
>> line feed (\n) character inside <pre> and <textarea> will be removed.   
>> Should it not cover carriage return (\r) and \r\n as well?
>
>
> If you put \r or \r\n in the source, you are expressing a \n. If you  
> want to express a \r, you need to escape it, and then the tree builder  
> doesn't zap it.

&#xD; also ends up being \n in HTML, no?


> There probably needs to be a note saying that writing \r really means \n  
> for the content model purposes.

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Simon Pieters
Opera Software
Received on Friday, 11 September 2009 01:39:46 UTC

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