[Doc-SIG] Documentation markup & processing / PEPs

Guido van Rossum guido@digicool.com
Sat, 16 Jun 2001 12:58:30 -0400

> MS IE 5.0 on MacOS 8.6 reduced all contiguous whitespace within TT tags to a
> single spaces. Ditto for Netscape Communicator 4.7. Is there another inline
> HTML tag which *preserves* runs of whitespace?

I think this is how HTML is specified, for better or for worse.  Most
tools that require preservation of whitespace generate   if there
are multiple spaces, although it's not always clear to me if it's
better to generate "  " or "  ".

--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)