Re: dealing with new-lines

Dan Connolly (
Thu, 07 Jan 93 21:02:36 CST

>>How should browsers deal with new-lines, and where can html-generators
>>put in new-lines?
>Darn good question.
>I have done both, and the results of my labors
>are available in libHTML. I have also done an elisp
>implementation, if anybody's interested.
>> remove ALL new-lines to left, and one new-line to the right.
>Why remove one new-line to the right? Just for HTML source file aesthetics?

Turns out this is standard behavior. Boy is this a can of worms.

I just went back over the comp.text.sgml archives to research this
some more, and boy was I wrong.