To br / or not to br/

23 March 2006   1 comment   Web development

Mind That Age!

This blog post is 12 years old! Most likely, its content is outdated. Especially if it's technical.

Back in the very beginning of this centuary I remember that there was a web browser called "netscape". Apprently it had a bug in it that you had to write all linebreaks like <br /> and not <br/> if you decide to use XML compliant HTML.

Ever since then I've almost always respected that rule putting in that extra space between the r and the /. Unless anybody can think of a reason not to, I'm going to ignore and forget about netscape and the mandatory extra whitespace. Bye bye netscape+XML+Peter!

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ashley maldonado
hey is it dead becuase it looks alive still did u touch it did it sting you

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