[uf-discuss] Formating Code

David House dmhouse at gmail.com
Tue Nov 1 01:22:56 PST 2005

On 01/11/05, Tantek Çelik <tantek at cs.stanford.edu> wrote:
> That makes sense.  HTML itself has several elements to aid in marking up
> code itself, but I'm not really aware of anyone truly using them as such
> (<var>,<samp>, etc.) other than for illustrative purposes.

I see these more as for marking up elements of code inline with the
text. Programming languages by definition have extremely well-defined
semantics, so it isn't necessary to mark up variables and so on in
blocks of code.

-David House, dmhouse at gmail.com, http://xmouse.ithium.net

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