Need a champion? StringView strawman
Anne van Kesteren
annevk at annevk.nl
Sat Jan 11 10:07:46 PST 2014
On Sat, Jan 11, 2014 at 5:57 PM, Brendan Eich <brendan at mozilla.com> wrote:
> Allen Wirfs-Brock wrote:
>> Another nit: the definition of "ASCII whitespace" is different from the
>> definition of whitespace used by String.prototype.trim . That means that
>> an implementation of this spec. that was implemented using JS couldn't use
>> S.p.trim to process labels as described in the spec.
> This seems more than a nit!
You cannot use that method for CSS, HTML, HTTP, etc. either. For this
API we could have a different definition of whitespace I suppose, but
e.g. for <meta charset=...> I doubt we could do that without risking
breakage (or at the HTML parser level, say).
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