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good point ... but paragraphs and newlines get lost.

123456789 123456789 123456789 123456789 123456789 123456789 123456789 +123456789

code tags in the monastery seem to break after 70 chars, simply extending them to 80 chars would solve the problem in most cases, since xterms default to 80x25.

I think nowadays thats acceptable, another - backward compatible - solution would be a new tag "quote" which works like "code" but with 80 chars wrap.

<quote> 123456789 123456789 123456789 123456789 123456789 123456789 123456789 123456789
</quote>

Cheers Rolf


In reply to Re^2: using <pre> tags for citing perldocs! by LanX
in thread using <pre> tags for citing perldocs! by LanX

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