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Re: Code in Comments

From: Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 14 May 2012 14:52:04 +0200
Cc: Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org>, public-council@w3.org
Message-Id: <44C7D778-936C-4A08-84D8-9439E66D3894@w3.org>
To: Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org>

On 13 May 2012, at 8:41 AM, Ian Jacobs wrote:

> 
> On 12 May 2012, at 2:20 PM, Doug Schepers wrote:
> 
>> Hi, Ian-
>> 
>> Many people try to insert code snippets (like <img>, <h1>, <foo>, etc.) into their comments on the CG WordPress forums, not wanting them to render as HTML but as the literal string, for discussion.  You can see how this turns comments dysfunctional in this recent thread [1] on Responsive Images.
>> 
>> Could we install some plugin [2] or set some pref to disable HTML in comments?  I think that would be far more useful for our community. Or, if possible, a checkbox to allow them to selectively turn on or off comments?
> 
> We have a plugin installed I believe. I'll check this week.

We have network-installed this plugin:
 http://www.viper007bond.com/wordpress-plugins/syntaxhighlighter/

I added that to our documentation of installed plugins:
 http://www.w3.org/community/about/tool/

Ian

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> Ian
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>> [1] http://www.w3.org/community/respimg/2012/05/11/respimg-proposal/
>> [2] http://www.theblog.ca/literal-comments
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>> Regards-
>> -Doug
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>> 
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