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[whatwg] attribute value normalization

From: Anne van Kesteren <fora@annevankesteren.nl>
Date: Thu, 21 Jul 2005 17:21:36 +0200
Message-ID: <20050721172136.yj59pvcfmfk8g0o0@webmail.annevankesteren.nl>
Quoting Christoph P?per <christoph.paeper at tu-clausthal.de>:
> Did you also try (true) XHTML1?

Just did, same results.

>> and therefore we can now say browsers must not trim.
> IMO trimming is still desired behavior (and fairly easy to do), 
> therefore "must not" is way too strong.

Must not perfectly maps to expected behavior and implemented behavior. 
I see no
reason not to make this as strict and simple as possible.

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Thursday, 21 July 2005 08:21:36 UTC

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