[whatwg] Initial carriage return in <pre> and <textarea>
simonp at opera.com
Fri Sep 11 01:39:46 PDT 2009
On Fri, 11 Sep 2009 10:12:59 +0200, Henri Sivonen <hsivonen at iki.fi> wrote:
> On Sep 10, 2009, at 23:40, Øistein E. Andersen wrote:
>> § 126.96.36.199 "Restrictions on content models" mentions that an initial
>> line feed (\n) character inside <pre> and <textarea> will be removed.
>> Should it not cover carriage return (\r) and \r\n as well?
> If you put \r or \r\n in the source, you are expressing a \n. If you
> want to express a \r, you need to escape it, and then the tree builder
> doesn't zap it.
also ends up being \n in HTML, no?
> There probably needs to be a note saying that writing \r really means \n
> for the content model purposes.
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