David Megginson david at
Mon Aug 23 15:01:26 BST 1999

Wang, Dapeng writes:

 > while translating XML to HTML using XSLT, I'm always confronted with the
 > situation that the NOWRAP attribute to a TD element must be specified like
 > <TD NOWRAP>. For it is not well formed XML, I alwasy have to put it into a
 > CDATA-section, whcih is very annoying. Does anybody know another possiblity
 > to avoid it. (Perhaps any other tag or attribute which has the same effect
 > as NOWRAP but is well-formed)

In SGML, this is shorthand for

  <td nowrap="nowrap">...</td>

For XML, use the unabbreviated version (it works with Netscape 4 under 
Linux, at least -- I have no other browsers available for testing
right now).

All the best,


David Megginson                 david at

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