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[whatwg] Space characters

From: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Date: Sun, 5 Nov 2006 00:41:35 +0200
Message-ID: <03476CA8-11D2-4EFF-8998-9CC21DE9C70B@iki.fi>
Is there a reason why the definition of space characters does not  
match the XML 1.0 and RELAX NG definition of white space (space, tab,  
CR, LF) but also includes (line tabulation and form feed)? Is the  
deviation from XML 1.0 needed for backwards compatibility with text/ 
html UAs?

Henri Sivonen
hsivonen at iki.fi
Received on Saturday, 4 November 2006 14:41:35 UTC

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