Re: Some complaints about HTML 4.0

Arnoud (galactus@htmlhelp.com)
Sun, 13 Jul 1997 15:05:36 +0200


From: galactus@htmlhelp.com (Arnoud "Galactus" Engelfriet)
To: www-html@w3.org
Subject: Re: Some complaints about HTML 4.0
Date: Sun, 13 Jul 1997 15:05:36 +0200
Message-ID: <gKNyz4uYOBqB089yn@htmlhelp.com>

In article <3.0.2.32.19970712232543.00886e00@undergrad.math.uwaterloo.ca>,
Liam Quinn <liam@htmlhelp.com> wrote:
> Major premise: Spaces collapse.
> Minor premise: Newline is not a space.  (It's just rendered to look like 
> one.)

Disagree. HTML 3.2 states "white space characters such as space and
newline characters" (in the section on PRE, but still), and although
^^^^^^^
I can't find it in the HTML 2 spec right now, I remember that it's
explicitly listed as whitespace somewhere there too.

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