[microformats-discuss] microformat for CODE snippets
markpinc at yahoo.com
Mon Jul 11 09:07:42 PDT 2005
this is insane. isnt there a way to put this all on a
wiki so we dont have to sift through 15 msgs a day!
--- Tantek Çelik <tantek at cs.stanford.edu> wrote:
> Hi Michiel
> On 6/22/05 6:55 AM, "Michiel van der Blonk"
> <michiel at caribmedia.com> wrote:
> > Content-Type: text/html; charset=ISO-8859-1
> Polite reminder. Please use only "plain text"
> (text/plain) on the
> microformats mailing lists.
> > Hi
> > I am a developer and would like to have a way of
> sharing code snippets
> > or whole programs through XHTML. That way we can
> create a 'free source
> > code' search engine, or just use google for it.
> And of course it should
> > use the <code> tag.
> Makes sense.
> > We could use a lot of predefined class names to
> relate to the piece of code:
> > - language
> > - type (snippet/function/program/package)
> > - title could describe the program
> > Example:
> > <code class="PHP snippet" title="why eval is
> > $evil = eval($good);
> > </code>
> > And while we are at it, why not use the same tags
> on links or meta tags,
> > so that we can define this in multiple levels.
> > Hm, if the rel tag can be used on code, we might
> have to use that. What
> > do you think?
> These are some GREAT ideas Michiel.
> I think you should start a wiki page, like:
> And list exactly what you listed -- your usage
> scenarios (language, type,
> etc.), and your strawman proposed format.
> You should also look at what people are already
> There are two current practices that I know of:
> 1. <pre><code> to mean a "block of code" including
> 2. using the classname for the language, e.g. <code
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