[whatwg] HTML syntax: space between empty attribute and />

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Fri Dec 1 12:30:59 PST 2006

On Fri, 1 Dec 2006, Simon Pieters wrote:
>   If an attribute using the empty attribute syntax is to be
>   followed by another attribute or by one of the optional U+002F
>   SOLIDUS (/) characters allowed in step 6 of the start tag
>   syntax above, then there must be a space character separating
>   the two.
> I don't see why it would be required to have a space between empty 
> attributes and the slash.

This was an oversight. Fixed.

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