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Re: space

From: Chris Ridd <C.Ridd@imc.exec.nhs.uk>
Date: Mon, 23 Sep 1996 16:09:01 +0100
Message-Id: <3246A80D.6079@imc.exec.nhs.uk>
To: Murray Altheim <murray@spyglass.com>
Cc: www-html@w3.org, www-style@w3.org
Murray Altheim wrote:
> 
> >No, because the contents of a <pre> section is only PCDATA, which
> >prevents you from using the 'special' SGML characters inside your
> >program. This will greatly annoy your programmers...
> [...]
> >is not legal because of the "<>".
> 
> What's wrong with
> 
>     &lt;&gt;
> 
> As in any other format transfer, it's simply a matter of replacing the

True, but I thought someone was asking for a way to pass through program
source code verbatim.

Chris
Received on Monday, 23 September 1996 11:24:09 GMT

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