Isn't it odd that when Microsoft decides to ignore standards
and make up their own, many people, especially those that
participate in the Open Source movement balk loudly, but
when it comes to HTML, people blindly follow Netscape and
Microsoft into the darkness, cheering all the way?
Either you endorse open standards, or you don't. There's
no middle way.
P.S. One reason people don't use --> in their
comments is that they have to cater for buggy browsers.
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Posts may use any of the Perl Monks Approved HTML tags. Currently these include the following:
<code> <a> <b> <big>
<blockquote> <br /> <dd>
<dl> <dt> <em> <font>
<h1> <h2> <h3> <h4>
<h5> <h6> <hr /> <i>
<li> <nbsp> <ol> <p>
<small> <strike> <strong>
<sub> <sup> <table>
<td> <th> <tr> <tt>
Snippets of code should be wrapped in
<code> tags not
<pre> tags. In fact, <pre>
tags should generally be avoided. If they must
be used, extreme care should be
taken to ensure that their contents do not
have long lines (<70 chars), in order to prevent
horizontal scrolling (and possible janitor
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