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Re: Further clarification regarding white-space collapse needed

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Thu, 20 Sep 2007 17:12:23 +0200
To: "White Lynx" <whitelynx@operamail.com>, www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <op.tyykix0g64w2qv@annevk-t60.oslo.opera.com>

On Thu, 20 Sep 2007 16:49:54 +0200, White Lynx <whitelynx@operamail.com>  
wrote:
> Can anyone clarify whether white space is supposed to collapse through  
> format characters #x202A, #x202B, #x202C, #x202D, #x202E (for normal,  
> nowrap and pre-line values of white-space properties).
>
> It is not clear for me from current spec and different browsers handle  
> such cases differently, for example
> A &#x202E; C B&#x202C;D
> in Opera 9.5 and Safari 3 looks like
> A B C D
> as they don't collapse space through format characters. In Mozilla it  
> looks like:
> A B CD
>
> The question is which interpretation is right and whether it can be  
> clarified in spec?

http://www.w3.org/TR/CSS21/syndata.html#whitespace defines whitespace.


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Anne van Kesteren
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