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Re: multiple white-space

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Sun, 16 Sep 2001 03:40:28 +0200
To: Jochem Heicke <jhl@surfeu.de>
Cc: validator <www-validator@w3.org>
Message-ID: <gus7qtsrbmr1dlkkn937p9fbe5fbc43svj@4ax.com>
* Jochem Heicke wrote:
>Thanks to those who responded.
>
>A validated page with a construct
><pre><select><option> ... </pre>
>
>needed additionally
><STYLE>
>option { white-space: pre;}
>
>to have Mozilla 0.9.3 display white spaces inside an option.

>I wonder whether this behaviour is according to documentation.

It's AFAICT okay for HTML documents but not okay for XHTML 1.0
documents. In fact, CSS's white space preservation properties don't
apply to XHTML documents most of the time.
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