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Re: Preformatted text in HTML

From: Dave Raggett <dsr@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 24 Oct 1997 11:40:18 -0400 ()
To: dd@w3.org
cc: WAI HC Working Group <w3c-wai-hc@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.WNT.3.95.971024113802.-249489E-100000@hazel.hpl.hp.com>
On Fri, 24 Oct 1997, Daniel Dardailler wrote:

> 
> > These considerations lead to the following question: should a comment be
> > included in the description of PRE, which explains that non-visual user
> > agents may ignore the spacing and line breaks in this element's content?
> 
> I think this is a reasonnable suggestion and something the HTML editors
> could add without too much discussion.

OK, as this is unlikely to be a controversial addition, I have added
the following text in to the spec:

  Non-visual user agents may ignore the spacing and line breaks in
  this element's content.

The spec previously left this unstated -- it only gave guidelines
for visual user agents.

Regards,

-- Dave Raggett <dsr@w3.org> http://www.w3.org/People/Raggett
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