[Project_owners] Handling HTML in extensions (Bug in Mozilla and Firebird or am I doing something wrong?)

Neil neil at parkwaycc.co.uk
Mon Dec 29 15:00:28 EST 2003


Neil wrote:

> Jaap A. Haitsma wrote:
>
>> Neil wrote:
>>
>>> The XUL content sink currently trims all text passed to it, which is 
>>> why you are getting the problem. There appear to be two ways to 
>>> solve the problem: make <![CDATA[ ]]> force a space, or not to trim 
>>> text, unless the text is entirely whitespace, e.g.
>>> <description>
>>>  Normal text.
>>>  <html:b>Bold text.</html:b>
>>> </description>
>>> With the current code this becomes "Normal text*Bold text.*"; with 
>>> the second change it would become "
>>>  Normal text.
>>>  *Bold text.*"
>>> Since this way appears to be more useful can anyone think of any 
>>> adverse side-effects?
>>
>> I assume the output of the second change is "Normal text. *Bold 
>> text*" instead of the extra linefeeds which are in your mail
>
> Actually I'm not sure what the display will be, but the output to the 
> document would have those linefeeds, yes.

I've just tested this, and the extra linefeeds don't appear to affect 
the display.



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