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[whatwg] White space between attributes

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Sat, 11 Mar 2006 00:10:07 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0603110008250.315@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>
On Thu, 8 Sep 2005, Henri Sivonen wrote:
>
> Unlike XML, SGML allows the omission of white space before the name of 
> an attribute if there is delimiter (ie. quote) before that. That is <p 
> id="foo"class="bar"> is OK.
> 
> Windows IE 6, Mac IE 5.2.3, Opera 8.10, Deer Park trunk and Safari 1.3 
> all support the omission of white space after quoted attributes in HTML.
> 
> Should the omission of white space in this case be considered conforming 
> in the text/html flavor of HTML5?

Currently it is. Should it not be? I think I'd rather just allow it.

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