[whatwg] Initial carriage return in <pre> and <textarea>

On Fri, 11 Sep 2009 10:12:59 +0200, Henri Sivonen <hsivonen at iki.fi> wrote:

> On Sep 10, 2009, at 23:40, ?istein E. Andersen wrote:
>> ? "Restrictions on content models" mentions that an initial  
>> line feed (\n) character inside <pre> and <textarea> will be removed.   
>> Should it not cover carriage return (\r) and \r\n as well?
> If you put \r or \r\n in the source, you are expressing a \n. If you  
> want to express a \r, you need to escape it, and then the tree builder  
> doesn't zap it.

&#xD; also ends up being \n in HTML, no?

> There probably needs to be a note saying that writing \r really means \n  
> for the content model purposes.

Simon Pieters
Opera Software

Received on Friday, 11 September 2009 01:39:46 UTC