[whatwg] attribute value normalization

Kornel Lesinski kornel at ideadesigners.com
Thu Jul 21 13:36:39 PDT 2005

On Thu, 21 Jul 2005 18:46:53 +0100, Anne van Kesteren  
<fora at annevankesteren.nl> wrote:

>> That conflicts with XML rules:
>> "If the attribute type is not CDATA, then the XML processor must  
>> further  process the normalized attribute value by discarding any  
>> leading and  trailing space (#x20) characters, and by replacing  
>> sequences of space  (#x20) characters by a single space (#x20)  
>> character."
> You got two things wrong. (1) Per HTML 4 the attribute type _is_ CDATA

Are you sure? HTML4 DTD defines input type as enumeration, and all sources  
I've found say that's not the same as CDATA.

regards, Kornel Lesinski

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