RE: Whitespace before <head>

And please don't be so blithe about Microsoft.  We drop whitespace around the head, and I believe we still have some issue in table cells; in general, the Trident engine was designed to round-trip content, including whitespace.  We could not, as noted, support CSS' white-space:pre if we didn't.

-----Original Message-----
From: [] On Behalf Of Nick Fitzsimons
Sent: Thursday, November 15, 2007 3:38 AM
To: Garrett Smith
Cc: David Hyatt; Simon Pieters; public-html
Subject: Re: Whitespace before <head>

On 14 Nov 2007, at 22:00, Garrett Smith wrote:

> White-space should not be ignored.
> <snip>

> If whitespace skipped in parsing, then it's not part of the document;
> css white-space can't work if the expected white-space is dropped.
> <snip>

> This may seem blatantly obvious to some, but not to microsoft and the
> DOM Scripter Task Force.

As a member of the DSTF, I'd just like to say that I agree with you.


Nick Fitzsimons.

Received on Friday, 16 November 2007 16:22:02 UTC