Re: Further clarification regarding white-space collapse needed

On Thu, 20 Sep 2007 16:49:54 +0200, White Lynx <>  
> Can anyone clarify whether white space is supposed to collapse through  
> format characters #x202A, #x202B, #x202C, #x202D, #x202E (for normal,  
> nowrap and pre-line values of white-space properties).
> It is not clear for me from current spec and different browsers handle  
> such cases differently, for example
> A &#x202E; C B&#x202C;D
> in Opera 9.5 and Safari 3 looks like
> A B C D
> as they don't collapse space through format characters. In Mozilla it  
> looks like:
> A B CD
> The question is which interpretation is right and whether it can be  
> clarified in spec? defines whitespace.

Anne van Kesteren

Received on Thursday, 20 September 2007 15:12:55 UTC