[jdom-interest] XHTML issues
rachel at linuxgrrls.org
Wed Aug 13 10:39:34 PDT 2003
Jason Hunter wrote:
> Elliotte Rusty Harold wrote:
>> At 11:21 PM +0100 7/25/03, Rachel Greenham wrote:
>>> The other issue I had by the way was that EntityRefs are being
>>> printed out with surrounding newlines if newlines is true on the
>>> XMLOutputter. This has the effect that they get surrounded by a
>>> visible space when displayed in a browser. When you're using entities
>>> for quote marks, apostrophes, and accented letters (most of the time
>>> in fact) this is obviously not wanted. However, setting the
>>> XMLOutputter to not generate newlines makes the source very
>>> unpleasant and difficult to look at manually (eg: a 30,000 word story
>>> crushed to 66 logical lines, most of those in a <pre> block, for
>> Hmm, that really sounds like a bug. Entity references should not be
>> surrounded by newlines even when indenting for the reasons you cite.
>> Has anyone fixed this yet? If not, I could give it a shot.
> No one's patched a bug like this, and I'd welcome you doing so. One
> thought is to first make sure it's not whitespace being added for other
The whitespace is not added if the newlines flag in the XMLOutputter is false.
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