1227,Problem with spaceless,Simon Willison,Adrian Holovaty,"The new spaceless tag introduced in  is over-zealous. Consider the following example ([http://www.metafilter.com/mefi/48251 taken from metafilter], where it is a common idiom):
Can God make a rock so heavy that he could not lift it?
The spaceless tag would remove the spaces between these links entirely, causing them to look like this:
The solution is to replace multiple whitespace with a single space rather than removing them entirely. A more complex solution would be to remove ALL whitespace between block-level tags but leave space beteween inline tags, but the complexity and performance overhead of doing this probably prohibits it.",defect,closed,Template system,,normal,fixed,,,Unreviewed,0,0,0,0,,