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[whatwg] vtab as an NCR expansion

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Tue, 2 Sep 2008 07:25:17 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0809020725090.7044@hixie.dreamhostps.com>
On Tue, 2 Sep 2008, Henri Sivonen wrote:
> On Sep 2, 2008, at 06:48, Ian Hickson wrote:
> > On Wed, 18 Jun 2008, Henri Sivonen wrote:
> > > 
> > > Is it intentional that the vtab change didn't cause a change to vtab 
> > > treatment when expanding NCRs?
> > 
> > Yes; why would it cause a change? The character still passes through, 
> > it's just not treated as whitespace. (It's not like U+000D, which is 
> > converted to U+000A.)
> 
> NCR expansion turns every other non-XML character into REPLACEMENT 
> CHARACTER.

Hm ok, done.

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