XHTML simple little header questions

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Subject: XHTML simple little header questions
Posted by:  Haines Brown (brow…@teufel.hartford-hwp.com)
Date: Mon, 05 Jan 2004

Re. <title>, my impression has been that a line break is _NOT_ allowed
in the contained text. Is that true? Also, I gather a double quotation
mark in the text string (and ampersand, etc.) _IS_ acceptable, but not
char entities (such as &quote;), decimal characters (such as &#8219;)
or style-sheet defined elements (such as <q>).

Re. <meta name="description">, is a line break acceptable here? My
impression is that for the enclosed descriptor string, one can't have
illicit characters (such as & and ") nor style-sheet defined elements
(such as <q>, etc.), but only decimal characters in lieu of illicit
characters (such as &#8219;).

Re. <meta name="keywords">, same question about line breaks. For
XHTML, can one still freely choose either a comma-separated or
space-separated list? Is there any reason to choose one over the

      Haines Brown