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Re: <NOBR> - Returning to the question....

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Mon, 19 Apr 2004 20:34:04 -0400
Message-ID: <40846FFC.5060503@inkedblade.net>
To: www-html@w3.org

olafBuddenhagen@web.de wrote:

>>This isn't always so easy.  But even in the perfect world -- what is
>>your intended difference between "code" and "pre"?
> Actually, there is none. <pre> is presentational, and needs to go in
> favor of <blockcode>. (Or just <code> if the block/inline distinction is
> abdanoned.)

No, <pre> indicates that the text inside is pre-formatted. An archive of
plaintext messages, for example, would mark up each message as <pre>:
the message is formatted by plaintext conventions.

(You can't use <l> in this case because each line of a plaintext message
is not a semantic line, as it is in poetry. The line breaks within a
paragraph are determined solely by how much text fits within the wrap width.)


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