Re: Collapsing breaks & non-beaking spaces.

Liam Quinn (liam@htmlhelp.com)
Mon, 14 Jul 1997 08:33:41 -0400


Message-Id: <3.0.2.32.19970714083341.00881b90@undergrad.math.uwaterloo.ca>
Date: Mon, 14 Jul 1997 08:33:41 -0400
To: www-html@w3.org
From: Liam Quinn <liam@htmlhelp.com>
Subject: Re: Collapsing breaks & non-beaking spaces.
In-Reply-To: <199707140650.XAA21627@iceland.it.earthlink.net>

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At 11:41 PM 13/07/97 -0700, David Perrell wrote:
>
>Liam Quinn wrote:
>> We've established that there is no use for multiple non-breaking
>spaces 
>> except as a presentation hack, so why not define the non-breaking
>space as 
>> collapsible?  The other alternatives are to define it as
>non-collapsible, 
>> which would give justification to the abuse...
>
>Hear ye, hear ye! The Righteous Order of Moral Markup calls for a
>universal ban on abusive use of non-breaking spaces. Heathen sinners
>who have used this presentation hack will burn when their obscene
>markup is rendered impotent by the diktats of the vengeful pure!
>
>Of course, we'll have get the evil empires of the web (foul supporters
>of unclean practices!) to buy into this crusade to piss off some of
>their customers. (~:

I'm sure that was fun...  Now how is declaring the non-breaking space as 
collapsible different than deprecating elements like FONT?

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