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Re: textarea and xml:space (PR#6300) (was: Re: Posted PaceTextRules)

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Mon, 31 Jan 2005 17:10:21 +0100
To: Tim Bray <Tim.Bray@Sun.COM>
Cc: www-html-editor@w3.org, w3c-html-wg@w3.org, voyager-issues@mn.aptest.com
Message-ID: <42215559.663546843@smtp.bjoern.hoehrmann.de>

* Tim Bray wrote:
>>> Currently, the draft says *nothing* about xml:space (unless I'm
>>> mis-using the search function).  If you read the specification for
>>> xml:space (http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-xml/#sec-white-space), all it says
>>> is that this is a message from the author to downstream software.  So
>>> there is nothing anywhere that says anything normative about 
>>> xml:space.
>>
>> http://www.w3.org/MarkUp/2004/xhtml-faq#xmlspace cites a quite 
>> different opinion on this matter...
>
>Yes, well that opinion is (a) specific to HTML and (b) wrong.  I'm 
>amazed that the W3C allowed that to be published.  -Tim

(Redirecting to the relevant mailing lists, etc)

I thought so, too:

  http://hades.mn.aptest.com/cgi-bin/voyager-issues/Modularization-DTDs?id=6300#followup2

Maybe the HTML Working Group can reconsider this position in the light
of Tim's disagreement?
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