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Erratum: ASCII form feed

From: Martin J. Duerst <duerst@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 28 Sep 1998 14:55:06 +0900
Message-Id: <199809280553.OAA23771@sh.w3.mag.keio.ac.jp>
To: www-html-editor@w3.org
Hello Ian, Arnaud, Dave,...

I just found a little problem in the HTML 4.0 spec. Please
add this to the list of errata:

In http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/struct/text.html#h-9.1,
the ASCII form feed (&#x000C;, ^L) is listed as being handled as
whitespace. But in the SGML declaration, &#x000C; is not
allowed at all
(see http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/sgml/sgmldecl.html).

Because the validator has rejected &#x000C; for ages,
I guess the best solution is to eliminate it in 9.1,
or to put in a note saying that treating it as space is
error behaviour.

Regards,   Martin.
Received on Monday, 28 September 1998 01:53:38 UTC

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