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[whatwg] Re: Textarea and new line

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Wed, 30 Jun 2004 20:15:45 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.58.0406302000200.27872@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>
On Wed, 30 Jun 2004, Malcolm Rowe wrote:
>>
>> Good point. I've added text to the spec saying that a newline should
>> always be submitted as a single U+000A character (what you call \n).
>> (Chosen because that is the official newline character in CSS too.)
>
> What do existing implementations do?

Well whadaya know, they all do CR LF. (Tested with Windows Opera, IE,
Firefox; Linux w3m, Lynx, Links, Konqueror, Mozilla, and Opera; and Mac
Safari and Mozilla.)

Ok, spec updated.

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