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Re: Re: Re: 'show as entered' option for poorly formatted posts.

by mirod (Canon)
on Mar 04, 2004 at 14:31 UTC ( #333865=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Re: 'show as entered' option for poorly formatted posts.
in thread 'show as entered' option for poorly formatted posts.

Oh, come on! This is 2004, who doesn't know about <p> and <br>? besides here is the first entry in Writeup Formatting Tips:

Carriage returns are stripped
All carriage returns are ignored in posts except within <CODE> sections. Use a <br> to get a line-break and a <p> tag to get a paragraph break.

Maybe the entry about wrapping code in <code> tags could be moved up in the list, but still, I would expect anyone on this forum to be able to write a simple post.

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Re: 'show as entered' option for poorly formatted posts.
by Abigail-II (Bishop) on Mar 04, 2004 at 15:05 UTC
    This is 2004, who doesn't know about <p> and <br>?
    Tons of people. Not everyone is interested in using HTML for markup. Hey, Perl is older than HTML, and there are still people who don't know anything about Perl. Or Unix.

    Abigail

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