[uf-new] Re: I propose a new microformat for poems.

Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis bhawkeslewis at googlemail.com
Mon Oct 8 12:55:24 PDT 2007

paul_wilkins at xtra.co.nz wrote:
> From: Edward O'Connor <hober0 at gmail.com>
>> We've shied away from a "source code" microformat, becuase the existing
>> HTML compound of <pre><code> works. Isn't the poetry case analagous?
>> (Except that we have no inline element to compound with the <pre>.)
>> <pre class="poem">
>> When Aubrey did live there lived no poor,
>> The lord and the beggar on roots did dine
>> With lily, germander, and sops in wine,
>>   With sweet-brier,
>>     And bon-fire,
>>     And strawberry-wire,
>>       And columbine.
>> </pre>
> While that works, it seems to be a brutal method to use when special formatting isn't required.

Brutal how?

Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis

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