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> If you can show a single real document that this applies to, I'll take
> it more seriously.

No. Sorry surely the onus must be on the WG who are proposing to break
those documents to show that it is not a problem.

> The problem is that you don't know which characters are line breaks
> until you've read the version number.

That is the problem. That the white space rules have changed in what is
claimed to be a minor version increase. The way to fix this is not to
change the white space, not to make yet more incompatible changes to
limit the damage.

> The change was based on implementor feedback, in particular a comment
> from me, though I only suggested outlawing the new line end characters.

But that was presumably a comment on implementing the NEL change, but
hiding the symptoms is the wrong approach.


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