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Zero width space still unsafe?

From: Andreas Prilop <nhtcapri@rrzn-user.uni-hannover.de>
Date: Mon, 20 Dec 2004 15:46:54 +0100 (MET)
To: www-validator@w3.org
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Jukka reports on
 http://www.cs.tut.fi/~jkorpela/chars/spaces.html
that Internet Explorer 6 fails on the "zero width space" U+200B &#8203;

Is this observation still valid? For which versions of MS Windows
does it apply? Does it depend on the encoding (charset)?
I have a test page in three encodings:
 http://www.unics.uni-hannover.de/nhtcapri/temp/zwsp.html
 http://www.unics.uni-hannover.de/nhtcapri/temp/zwsp.html11
 http://www.unics.uni-hannover.de/nhtcapri/temp/zwsp.tis
After each letter "z" there is a "zero width space". Do you see
an empty box instead? The correct browser behaviour would be
to allow a line break after "zero width space".


 http://validator.w3.org does not recognize ISO-8859-11.
Why not?
Received on Monday, 20 December 2004 14:47:03 GMT

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