Re: IMG SRC=0
At 01:31 PM 7/2/96 -0700, Todd Fahrner wrote:
>At 2:20 PM -0500 7/2/96, Chris Josephes wrote:
>> Suddenly we're all concerned about poetry on the web?
>Let's not forget about poetry's bad sister Marketing Communications and her
>consort Graphic Design. Style sheets are an elegant means of imposing a
>functional, attractive uniformity, especially on larger bodies of material.
>For one-of-a-kind effects they offer little.
I've always been surprised that HTML has only one overloaded PRE
element for both code listings and "real text." Many DTDs I've
worked with have an escape-hatch element that retains all spaces
and line breaks on output, but keeps the text in proportional font.
It's even often documented facetiously as "the 'poetry' element."
If a "correct way to format poetry" is needed, what about something
like a class attribute value on PRE to indicate just how preformatted
the text is?
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