Dossy wrote:

> On 2002.05.16, Sean O'Dell <sean / BUHBYESPAMcelsoft.com> wrote:
> 
>>I've done pretty printing for XML, and my rule was always: use indents 
>>and add newlines unless the element has no children, then strip off 
>>surrounding whitespace and just indent.
>>
> 
> I mentioned this to Sean (not you, Sean, the other Sean, the
> one that maintains REXML) that the pretty-printer should not
> touch tags with the xml:space="preserved" attribute set.
> 
> I wonder how many people actually use that attribute, and
> preserve it.


Uh...lol...darn, I suggested doing a raw=true|false attribute and didn't 
even realize there WAS such an attribute as xml:space.  This seems the 
most logical to me...as a means of preserving a particular element which 
needs to keep its data exactly as it is.

	Sean