ar0n made a patch to clean up the HTML to be in line with our desire to be XHTML clean. This includes putting the tags in lower case. Unfortunately, the small font makes <tt> harder to read than <TT> so I dropped the <s and >s and then decided to save some space, giving this:
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Posts may use any of the Perl Monks Approved HTML tags. Currently these include the following: a, b, big, blockquote, br, code, dd, dl, dt, em, font, h1, h2, h3, h4, h5, h6, hr, i, li, nbsp, ol, p, pre, small, strike, strong, sub, sup, table, td, th, tr, tt, u, ul
Snippets of code should be wrapped in
<code> tags not
<pre> tags. In fact, <pre>
tags should generally be avoided. If they must
be used, extreme care should be
taken to ensure that their contents do not
have long lines (<70 chars), in order to prevent
horizontal scrolling (and possible editor
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are good places to start.
Note also that the list of tags is now pulled from the official list so it will automatically stay in sync with what is really allowed.
(but my friends call me "Tye")