> On Sun, 9 Jul 2000, Ben Leslie wrote:
> 
> > > One of my "favorite" issues with win/DOS has always been its use of CR+LF
> > > combinations. Why? Because all browsers interpret the thing as a SPACE.
> > 
> > AFAIK this is an HTML thing, not a win/DOS thing. The HTML spec treats any
> > whitespace as a space.
> 
> Well unix uses only cr by default, and browsers do not interpret that as a
> whitespace.
> 

I'm sure you meant to type 'uses only lf by default'.  The standard unix text separator
is the newline, 0x0A, often shown as \n.  Not cr, 0x0D, often shown as \r.

-- cary 

> > > Or is there already a way to avoid this?
> > I ran into the same problem (using Linux), and there isn't really anyway to
> > get around it, apart from having un-nicely formatted DTML source.
> 
> Maybe a problem with the way the textarea editor netscape etc work.
> 
> 
> 
> Nils
> 
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