Re: Well-Formed SNAFU
At 10:13 1999 06 05 -0700, Tim Bray wrote: >At 10:10 AM 6/5/99 -0500, WorldNet wrote: >>I've noticed that Netscape Communicator 4.x ignores <br/> and haven't tried >>same with IE4.x as I've upgraded to IE5. What techniques are going to be >>developed to account for this backwards compatibility issue > >Admittedly a kludge, but "<br />" (note the space) works just >fine. <br></br> kind of works, but in legacy browsers actually >inserts *two* blank lines (sigh). -T. But getting the space into <br /> and having it stay there through round trips in XML-aware editors and such is not always possible, and <br></br> doesn't really work, as Tim says. However, something like: <br class="html-compatibility-mode"/> (any attribute value assignment would do) works in most HTML browsers (certainly in NS4.x and IE 3-5) and is something that can be done (and will not get undone) by any editing tool. xml-dev: A list for W3C XML Developers. To post, mailto:xml-dev@i... Archived as: http://www.lists.ic.ac.uk/hypermail/xml-dev/ and on CD-ROM/ISBN 981-02-3594-1 To (un)subscribe, mailto:majordomo@i... the following message; (un)subscribe xml-dev To subscribe to the digests, mailto:majordomo@i... the following message; subscribe xml-dev-digest List coordinator, Henry Rzepa (mailto:rzepa@i...)
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