[whatwg] whitespace compression in document.title
ian at hixie.ch
Tue Jun 2 01:25:51 PDT 2009
On Mon, 18 Aug 2008, Robert O'Callahan wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 18, 2008 at 2:19 PM, Ian Hickson <ian at hixie.ch> wrote:
> > On Mon, 18 Aug 2008, Robert O'Callahan wrote:
> > >
> > > IE7, FF3 and Opera 9.51 compress whitespace when getting
> > > document.title. \t and \n (at least) are converted to spaces, runs
> > > of consecutive spaces are compressed to a single space, and leading
> > > and trailing spaces are stripped. Safari 3.1 follows the spec and
> > > does none of this.
> > Do you mean for the purposes of the interface? Or in the API?
> The API, if I understand your question correctly. To be precise: the
> rendering of this tescase:
> Hello Kitty
> Kitty </title>
> <p>Title: <span id="s" style="white-space:pre; background:yellow;"></span>
> document.getElementById("s").innerHTML = document.title;
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