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Re: lynx-dev linebreaks in attributes

From: David Woolley
Subject: Re: lynx-dev linebreaks in attributes
Date: Fri, 30 Nov 2001 07:00:09 +0000 (GMT)

> However, Lynx also replaces a linefeed by itself with a space, which is
> NOT correct.

Are you sure?   I was under the impression that HTML newlines were
any combination of CR and LF, as Unix uses pure LF, Mac uses pure CR and
Microsoft uses CR LF, and the aim was that documents in native format for
all of these should behave the same.

Also, the reason that newline, in particular, is not legal in URLs is
that they may get included in documents subject to forced line wrapping,
etc., so arguably, white space should be stripped from URLs, rather than

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