[whatwg] xml:space

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Mon Jan 22 13:57:52 PST 2007

On Mon, 22 Jan 2007, Henri Sivonen wrote:
> Some generic XML editors (e.g. oXygen) take liberties with reformatting 
> whitespace by default. When whitespace is significant, the reformatting 
> can be turned off using the xml:space='preserve' attribute.
> Since this editor artifact is harmless in browsers and useful in 
> editors, it would be nice if the spec made it conforming at least on the 
> <pre> element in XHTML5.

It's automatically conforming everywhere, no? Isn't it an XML thing?

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