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Re: html / emacs / email / w3 / gnus: 0xa0 and 0x0a both used as newline

From: Daniel Ortmann
Subject: Re: html / emacs / email / w3 / gnus: 0xa0 and 0x0a both used as newlines
Date: 30 Sep 2004 13:42:40 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.3

Lars Magne Ingebrigtsen <larsi@gnus.org> writes:

> Daniel Ortmann <dortmann@lsil.com> writes:
> > Many emails are now using 0xa0 as a newline character (at least as
> > rendered by w3 under gnus and as sent by messages using "R" for
> > Reply).  Often the normal newline 0x0a occurs above and below the
> > 0xa0 line.
> That sounds odd.  0xa0 is non-breaking space, which doesn't have
> anything to do with newlines.
> However, it's not uncommon for message (especially HTML, for some
> reason) to have non-breaking space in them.  So of you respond to such
> an article, they'll be quoted just like any other character.

Well, I am not seeing 0xa0's "quoted", but I *am* seeing them treated as
blank lines.

Note that I have "url" and "w3" installed.  Perhaps the problem lies there?

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