[whatwg] Still more comments and questions on Web Apps 1.0
ian at hixie.ch
Thu Jun 21 19:04:24 PDT 2007
On Fri, 8 Jun 2007, Michel Fortin wrote:
> > I don't disagree. Should we just drop these spaces on the floor? It
> > doesn't seem like the best thing but I guess I'm not opposed. What do
> > other people think?
> I'd agree they're mostly useless in a browser context, but when reading
> HTML with the intent of reserializing it later, preserving the
> whitespace around the document type declaration, the comments and the
> root element can be beneficial for the readability of the final output.
> I'd keep them there
> just like XML does.
Sadly it doesn't...
On Sun, 10 Jun 2007, Michel Fortin wrote:
> In that case, I guess it'd make sense to do the same for HTML.
On Sun, 10 Jun 2007, Henri Sivonen wrote:
> Yes, it makes sense to do the same. Otherwise there'd be particularly
> esoteric non-roundtrippable case when converting from HTML5 to XHTML5
> and back to HTML5.
But now HTML5 can't round-trip the whitespace itself... Oh well.
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