Re: White space handling (Lou Montulli)
From: (Lou Montulli)
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Subject: Re: White space handling
Date: Mon, 16 Aug 93 14:42:53 CDT
In-reply-to: <9308161821.AA15404@theodore-sturgeon.MIT.EDU>; from "" at Aug 16, 93 2:21 pm
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> Xmosaic ignores the spaces at the beginning of the like.  libwww 2.0 (and hence
> tkWWW and the line mode browser) do not and you get formating like.....
> Which is the "correct" way of handling white space.

The Correct way of handling spaces was not really decided upon until
just before and at the WWW conference.   Everyone agreed at that point
that all whitespace would be collapsed.  The newest version of Lynx
will do this, and I will modify the linemode browser and send the diffs
to Tim Berners-Lee as well.

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