Re: xml:space

On Tue, 28 Sep 2010 14:12:02 +0200, Julian Reschke <>  
> It's a feature of XML (just like xml:id...), but the language still  
> needs to define where it's allowed in valid documents.
> "A special attribute named xml:space may be attached to an element to  
> signal an intention that in that element, white space should be  
> preserved by applications. In valid documents, this attribute, like any  
> other, MUST be declared if it is used." --  
> <>
> In HTML5 we do not use a schema language, but prose to define  
> conformance. That prose just mention where xml:space is allowed.

Valid in XML specifically refers to DTDs so that seems out of scope since  
we do not have those.

Anne van Kesteren

Received on Tuesday, 28 September 2010 12:14:24 UTC