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Re: [XHTML2] Unicode line and paragraph separators

From: Masayasu Ishikawa <mimasa@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 04 Apr 2003 04:46:28 +0900 (JST)
Message-Id: <20030404.044628.74754608.mimasa@w3.org>
To: ernestcline@mindspring.com
Cc: www-html@w3.org, www-html-editor@w3.org, www-style@w3.org

"Ernest Cline" <ernestcline@mindspring.com> wrote:

> I can see both pluses and minuses to this but how about using the 
> Unicode characters U+2028 LINE SEPARATOR and U+2029 PARAGRAPH SEPARATOR 
> either instead of or in addition to the <l> and <p> elements?

"Unicode in XML and other Markup Languages" Note classifies those
characters as "characters not suitable for use with markup" [1].
It is quite unlikely that XHTML 2.0 would advocate such usage
against this guideline.

[1] http://www.w3.org/TR/unicode-xml/#Line

Masayasu Ishikawa / mimasa@w3.org
W3C - World Wide Web Consortium
Received on Thursday, 3 April 2003 14:46:38 UTC

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