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Re: longcode and longquote instead of blockcode and blockquote

From: Orion Adrian <orion.adrian@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 7 Jul 2005 18:46:40 -0400
Message-ID: <abd6c801050707154675be60f9@mail.gmail.com>
To: www-html@w3.org

On 7/7/05, David Dorward <david@dorward.me.uk> wrote:
> 
> On Thu, Jul 07, 2005 at 06:38:32PM -0400, Orion Adrian wrote:
> > Is there any reason <code> doesn't assume preformatting? I've never
> > seen code that doesn't require preformatting to be readable.
> 
> Well, its an inline element for a start. That sort of white space
> handling is generally reserved for blocks, and if <code> became a
> block it would throw my nested <code> technique right off.
> 
> I also use small fragments of code in the middle of normal paragraphs.
> 
> e.g. <p>The <code>&lt;p></code> element etc etc

Yes, but how does space preserving hurt inline text?

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Orion Adrian
Received on Thursday, 7 July 2005 22:46:45 GMT

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