Re: zero width no-break space to prevent tag minimisat
> Not sure what you mean by "minimization" in this case. I mean <div/> where <div></div> has been "minimized" to the empty syntax... I thought it was the right terminology? > But I will comment on using such Unicode characters. In my UBL work I > peppered my URI strings with zero-width (breaking) spaces in order to > elegantly wrap lines immediately after slashes, keeping URI path components > whole. Some users had not taken the time to add Unicode character display > to their browsers (not sure if that is now automatic but at one point > browsers didn't do all Unicode characters until you consciously installed > Unicode support). > > The result were unsightly empty box glyphs after every slash on their > screens, while my screen looked pristine. > > So before you use any Unicode character you should find out what the > rendition looks like on a browser without Unicode character support. Good point... the "target browser" are XHTML based mobile phones... but I would expect that if the browser can display XHTML then it must support unicode? -- Andrew Welch http://andrewjwelch.com Kernow: http://kernowforsaxon.sf.net/
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