[jdev] XHTML-IM XEP implementation
justin-keyword-jabber.093179 at affinix.com
Thu Jan 4 15:42:46 CST 2007
On Thursday 04 January 2007 1:04 pm, Maciek Niedzielski wrote:
> Norman Rasmussen wrote:
> >> Whitespace is significant in the <body/> element, no?
> > True, so we need to remind client developers that it's significant in
> > the html node too, and that it's the job of the _receiving_ client to
> > ensure that the whitespace is preserved (not the sending client)
> Just a question I always wanted to ask: Is it possible for a server to
> rewrite a stanza (and break the whitespaces)?
Whitespace is always significant. That's XML. If a server rewrites XML, the
whitespace must still be there.
As for XHTML, whitespace significance really depends on how XHTML is supposed
to work. Yes, the whitespace is there, since XHTML is XML, but what is the
meaning of the whitespace to an XHTML renderer? I don't believe this is ours
If XHTML is just like HTML, where any length of whitespace simplifies down to
one character for presentation, then we should probably respect this in
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