Re: Collapsing breaks & non-beaking spaces.

Walter Ian Kaye (walter@natural-innovations.com)
Sun, 13 Jul 1997 16:24:49 -0700


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Date: Sun, 13 Jul 1997 16:24:49 -0700
To: www-html@w3.org
From: Walter Ian Kaye <walter@natural-innovations.com>
Subject: Re: Collapsing breaks & non-beaking spaces.

At 2:15p -0800 07/13/97, Mike Meyer wrote:
 > > > The reason in favor is "non-breaking space is a space, and spaces
 > > > collapse".
 > > There is logic to that pedantry, but the more useful interpretation
 > > should prevail.
 >
 > The same logic that was used in the argument "non-breaking space is
 > not a space, and so shouldn't collapse", wasn't it? :-)

I feel a joke coming on...

  Q. When is a space not a space?

  A. I dunno -- try asking on www-html...


;)

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