Last call for consensus on format-control char. issues
david-sarah at jacaranda.org
Fri Jun 19 10:59:11 PDT 2009
Douglas Crockford wrote:
> Allen Wirfs-Brock wrote:
>> David-Sarah, in his proposal also removed <ZWSP> from Whitespace where
>> it occurs in the current draft. It is still there in my "simple"
>> proposal. Does anybody else going to argue that <ZWSP> should or
>> should not be treated as whitespace?
> It is whitespace.
The Unicode standard says it isn't. It does not behave like whitespace,
is not rendered like whitespace, and it is a mistake to treat it as
(Also, there's no compatibility issue because ES3 did not treat it
as whitespace. Actually this reversion to ES3 is removing a potential
incompatibility due to silently changing the meaning of \s in regexps.)
David-Sarah Hopwood ⚥ http://davidsarah.livejournal.com
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