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Re: Formatting of html tags

From: PhistucK <phistuck@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 17 Jul 2014 22:33:11 +0300
Message-ID: <CABc02_+qLGF5c7d08XCqMh1cuS9vCOZQh1ji4_DeoCxVHBuWeg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Julee Burdekin <julee@adobe.com>
Cc: Pearl Chen <pearlchen@google.com>, "public-webplatform@w3.org" <public-webplatform@w3.org>
To Pearl - formatting is different than actual content.
​​
Pasting the sample content I mentioned in comments that support HTML
elements results in the following -
Since this block element can only contains inline element, such as

Since people like mentioning documentation snippets in comments and other
places that support HTML elements, this can be an inconvenience.
Marking HTML elements (and JavaScript keywords and types and CSS properties
and values) in the way I suggested (or similar) may also have semantic
value, or a way for providing future proof styling for every mention of
such special terms. Thinking ahead.

Like I mentioned, this might not be a real issue to worry about anyway, but
it exists.


☆*PhistucK*


On Thu, Jul 17, 2014 at 9:27 PM, Julee Burdekin <julee@adobe.com> wrote:

>  Yes, PhistucK, thanks. But I couldn’t reproduce. Copy-n-paste works fine
> for me. For me, I either double-click and get the tag name, or I
> click-n-drag to get the whole HTML string. J
>
>  -------------------
> Julee Burdekin
> Content Strategist
> Adobe Web Platform
> @adobejulee
> julee@adobe.com
>
>   From: PhistucK <phistuck@gmail.com>
> Date: Thursday, July 17, 2014 at 11:07 AM
>
> To: julee <julee@adobe.com>
> Cc: Pearl Chen <pearlchen@google.com>, WebPlatform Public List <
> public-webplatform@w3.org>
> Subject: Re: Formatting of html tags
>
>   Just checking - did you read my concern regarding copying and pasting
> text?
>
>
>  ☆*PhistucK*
>
>
> On Thu, Jul 17, 2014 at 9:06 PM, Julee Burdekin <julee@adobe.com> wrote:
>
>>  Oh! Thanks, PhistucK! I prefer: Since this block element can only
>> contains inline element, such as <code><span></code>
>>
>>  And looks like that’s what’s used in the code style guide.[1]
>>
>>  J
>>
>>  [1]
>> http://docs.webplatform.org/wiki/WPD:Manual_Of_Style/Code_sample_best_practices
>>
>>  -------------------
>> Julee Burdekin
>> Content Strategist
>> Adobe Web Platform
>> @adobejulee
>> julee@adobe.com
>>
>>   From: PhistucK <phistuck@gmail.com>
>> Date: Thursday, July 17, 2014 at 10:55 AM
>> To: julee <julee@adobe.com>
>> Cc: Pearl Chen <pearlchen@google.com>, WebPlatform Public List <
>> public-webplatform@w3.org>
>> Subject: Re: Formatting of html tags
>>
>>   I think Pearl refers to situations such as (for example) "Since this
>> is a block element can only contains inline element, such as <span>" and
>> not necessarily code examples with syntax highlighting.
>>
>>
>>  ☆*PhistucK*
>>
>>
>> On Thu, Jul 17, 2014 at 8:52 PM, Julee Burdekin <julee@adobe.com> wrote:
>>
>>>  Hi, Pearl:
>>>
>>>  Thinking you’re talking about referring to content inline, and not
>>> providing an example. You might want to review the guide on how to update
>>> existing content[1] — there’s a syntax highlighting section. Also, refer to
>>> the gotchas page for additional quirks of the system.[2]
>>>
>>>  HTH
>>>
>>>  J
>>> [1]
>>> http://docs.webplatform.org/wiki/WPD:Editors_Guide/step_5_update_existing_content
>>>  [2] http://docs.webplatform.org/wiki/WPD:Style_Guide/Gotchas
>>>  -------------------
>>> Julee Burdekin
>>> Content Strategist
>>> Adobe Web Platform
>>> @adobejulee
>>> julee@adobe.com
>>>
>>>   From: Pearl Chen <pearlchen@google.com>
>>> Date: Thursday, July 17, 2014 at 10:38 AM
>>> To: WebPlatform Public List <public-webplatform@w3.org>
>>> Subject: Formatting of html tags
>>> Resent-From: WebPlatform Public List <public-webplatform@w3.org>
>>> Resent-Date: Thursday, July 17, 2014 at 10:39 AM
>>>
>>>   I'm trying to figure out of there is a preferred way to display html
>>> tags in text. I've seen it in various formats within the WPD docs, with and
>>> without brackets, with and without bold:
>>>
>>>  - html element
>>> - *html* element
>>> - <html> element
>>> - *<html>* element
>>>
>>>  My gut tells me to use "<html>", no bold unless there's an actual
>>> emphasis needed.
>>>
>>>  Pearl
>>>
>>
>>
>
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