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Re: Formatting of html tags

From: Pearl Chen <pearlchen@google.com>
Date: Fri, 18 Jul 2014 12:00:54 -0400
Message-ID: <CAMzQgwB4Bd5_Ot73fFEPoZpAn5NEU=+Bm5fTMpFtcBf-Pmbfqg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Renoir Boulanger <renoir@w3.org>, "public-webplatform@w3.org" <public-webplatform@w3.org>
I've never used <tt> before and when I looked it up, MDN says
<https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Web/HTML/Element/tt> <tt> is
obsolete and shouldn't be used anymore.

For most developers and content writers, <code> would be more apparent, imo.






On Fri, Jul 18, 2014 at 11:51 AM, Renoir Boulanger <renoir@w3.org> wrote:

> hi all,
>
> Personally, what I do is one of three things:
>
>
> 1. Inline mention
>
> When I have to use a tag name in full, I use <tt>&lt;tag-name&gt;</tt>.
> Not pretty, but not too long to write.
>
>
> 2. In page code sample
>
> I use the <syntaxHighlight> extension which takes care of hilighting [0]
>
> <syntaxHighlight lang="html5">
>   <!DOCTYPE html>
>   ...
> <syntaxHighlight>
>
> The syntaxHighlight escapes for us the tags, supports html and all that
> jazz.
>
> And, it works pretty well [1]
>
>
> 3. Create a code sample in Dabblet
>
> see code.webplatform.org
>
>
>   [0]:
>
> http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Extension:SyntaxHighlight_GeSHi#Supported_languages
>   [1]:
>
> http://docs.webplatform.org/w/index.php?title=Beginners/html&action=formedit
>
> --
> Regards,
>
> Renoir Boulanger  |  Developer operations engineer
> W3C  |  Web Platform Project
>
> http://w3.org/people/#renoirbhttps://renoirboulanger.com/  ✪
>  @renoirb
> ~
>
>
>
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