[whatwg] Getting .innerHTML and <pre>\n
ian at hixie.ch
Mon Jun 18 22:34:06 PDT 2007
On Mon, 19 Mar 2007, Simon Pieters wrote:
> The parsing section says that a linefeed character following a pre start
> tag token is dropped, and the syntax section says that when serializing
> a linefeed must be included if the pre starts with a linefeed. So far so
> However, getting .innerHTML doesn't add the newline. Thus, if you parse
> and serialize with .innerHTML several times you keep eating linefeeds
> from pre. I think this is a problem.
> Step 2 in the algorithm for getting .innerHTML, "If the child node is an
> Element", should include something along the following lines (some after
> the "Append a U+003E GREATER-THAN SIGN (>) character." paragraph):
> If the child node is an Element with a tag name pre then append a U+000A
> LINE FEED (LF) character.
> This will always add the linefeed even when it's not needed, but I guess
> that's fine.
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