Re: Some complaints about HTML 4.0

Liam Quinn (liam@htmlhelp.com)
Sun, 13 Jul 1997 12:23:42 -0400


Message-Id: <3.0.2.32.19970713122342.0088caa0@undergrad.math.uwaterloo.ca>
Date: Sun, 13 Jul 1997 12:23:42 -0400
To: www-html@w3.org
From: Liam Quinn <liam@htmlhelp.com>
Subject: Re: Some complaints about HTML 4.0
In-Reply-To: <gKNyz4uYOBqB089yn@htmlhelp.com>

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At 03:05 PM 13/07/97 +0200, Arnoud "Galactus" Engelfriet wrote:
>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"

Don't worry, I know that newline is considered whitespace.  But it's not a 
space, so I was using it to refute a rather weak argument for collapsing 
non-breaking spaces.

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