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From Ross Gardler <>
Subject Re: [Code style]
Date Fri, 09 Jun 2006 08:58:08 GMT
Ross Gardler wrote:
> Gav.... wrote:
>> <code></code> is really meant for inline code fragments. If you are
>> intending for larger sections of code then there is the
>> <blockcode></blockcode> element [2].
>> I don't think it the norm to change mod files to suit styling 
>> requirements,
>> why can you not add italic or whatever to a CSS class ?
>> You can use class with <blockcode class="italic"> and define the css 
>> for it.
>> (Unless I have misunderstood what you are doing)
> I think Cyriaque wants to do something like:
> <code>foo <italic>bar</italic></code>
> That is, he wants to highlight a specific part of the code content.

Which means the question is, "is the above legal in XHTML2". If not it 
will need to be:

<code>foo <span="new">bar</span></code>

which is certainly legal in XHTML2


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