david-b at pacbell.net
Mon Jun 7 05:12:37 BST 1999
Tim Bray wrote:
> Admittedly a kludge, but "<br />" (note the space) works just
> fine. <br></br> kind of works, but in legacy browsers actually
> inserts *two* blank lines (sigh). -T.
I think someone at W3C looked around and conclused that "<br />"
(and "<hr />" etc) was a good solution for (X)HTML if you were
willing to punt on version 2 browsers.
At any rate it's pretty widely accepted. It's to avoid this
particular issue that Sun's XML package prints empty tags with
the otherwise unnecessary space before the "/>", in fact!
Paul Grosso wrote:
> <br class="html-compatibility-mode"/>
Hmm, interesting. I'd not seen that one before. I wonder how
widely that one is accepted?
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