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Code in Comments

From: Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org>
Date: Sat, 12 May 2012 15:20:49 -0400
Message-ID: <4FAEB811.3040009@w3.org>
To: public-council@w3.org
Hi, Ian-

Many people try to insert code snippets (like <img>, <h1>, <foo>, etc.) 
into their comments on the CG WordPress forums, not wanting them to 
render as HTML but as the literal string, for discussion.  You can see 
how this turns comments dysfunctional in this recent thread [1] on 
Responsive Images.

Could we install some plugin [2] or set some pref to disable HTML in 
comments?  I think that would be far more useful for our community. 
Or, if possible, a checkbox to allow them to selectively turn on or off 
comments?


[1] http://www.w3.org/community/respimg/2012/05/11/respimg-proposal/
[2] http://www.theblog.ca/literal-comments

Regards-
-Doug
Received on Saturday, 12 May 2012 19:20:54 UTC

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