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Re: Line feeds in PRE blocks

From: Inanis Brooke <alatus@earthlink.net>
Date: Sat, 13 Feb 1999 15:27:25 -0800
Message-ID: <001401be57a8$6a730e40$8e1fb3d1@alatus>
To: "www-html" <www-html@w3.org>
|> Also, would the answer to this question involve how the OS renders text,
or
|> is it entirely dependent upon the web client software? (my curiosity.)
|
|Only the UA (user agent = web browser) is involved.

If the web client software is the only thing involved, then am I to
understand that the w3c specifies how a UA should react to these conditions,
or is it something undefined?

Also, I have a question as to the character refferenced. For example, I know
that the ANSI character for starting a new line of text is not supported in
ASCII, or at least, I gather that from seeing those annoying rectangular
blocks where there should be line breaks on some text documents in windows
notepad.
Is the character you're asking about specific to a certain ISO text spec? Am
I so unknowledgable about this that what I try to say doesn't make any
sense?
Sorry to be so stupid, this all interests me, and I'd like to be as smart as
all of you are on the subject... :)

Daniel [inanis]
Received on Saturday, 13 February 1999 18:25:37 GMT

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