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Re: The form feed characters and other control codes

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Tue, 26 Oct 2004 21:57:27 +0200
To: www-html-editor@w3.org
Cc: www-html@w3.org
Message-ID: <4185ab8f.111699435@smtp.bjoern.hoehrmann.de>

* Jukka K. Korpela wrote:
>I just noticed an inconsistency in the HTML 4.01 specification.
>It's of little practical value, but I think it should still be fixed at
>least by adding a note into the "Errata".
>At http://www.w3.org/TR/html4/struct/text.html#whitespace
>ASCII form feed (&#x000C;) is defined as a white space character.
>But at http://www.w3.org/TR/html4/sgml/sgmldecl.html the SGML declaration
>         DESCSET 0       9       UNUSED
>                 9       2       9
>                 11      2       UNUSED
>which means that 12 (decimal), which means form feed, is UNUSED, i.e.
>prohibited. [...]

I've been unable to find a resolution for this issue in the list archive
or the HTML 4.01 errata, what's the status of Jukka's comment?
Received on Tuesday, 26 October 2004 19:58:09 GMT

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