Re: Some complaints about HTML 4.0

David Perrell (davidp@earthlink.net)
Sat, 12 Jul 1997 20:52:10 -0700


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From: "David Perrell" <davidp@earthlink.net>
To: <www-html@w3.org>, "Walter Ian Kaye" <walter@natural-innovations.com>
Subject: Re: Some complaints about HTML 4.0
Date: Sat, 12 Jul 1997 20:52:10 -0700

Walter Ian Kaye wrote:
> a non-breaking space is not a space -- it just *looks* like one. In
the
> Courier font (or a similar typewriter-mimicking font), the number "1"
> looks exactly like the lowercase "l".

Not exactly. &045 (-) and &173 (), however...

> But it's a different character code
> and therefore a different character: nbspace is not space.

Absolutely.

David Perrell