Beefy Boxes and Bandwidth Generously Provided by pair Networks
good chemistry is complicated,
and a little bit messy -LW
 
PerlMonks  

Comment on

( #3333=superdoc: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

Redesigning the site is always planned and often gets worked on already (and quite a few changes are already in production). But, no, this change really has nothing to do with that.

I was thinking of creating a Quest for HTML design for the site, concentrating on how a thread with nested replies should be displayed. I mostly find PerlMonks' display of such to be easier to understand than most other forums I've looked at, but there are several specific places I think could be improved (space wasted by "[reply]" links, move votes to the bottom of nodes, more support for customizing via CSS, vertical lines to make nesting easier to trace, ...).

ar0n started a redesign, but it was more toward just CSS issues and, as I recall, wouldn't support non-CSS browsers as well as our current layout (and the more I learn about CSS, the more I think we shouldn't degrade the presentation for non-CSS browsers just because we are making customization via CSS easier).

- tye        


In reply to Re^2: Proper nesting of HTML to be enforced (redesign) by tye
in thread Proper nesting of HTML to be enforced by tye

Title:
Use:  <p> text here (a paragraph) </p>
and:  <code> code here </code>
to format your post; it's "PerlMonks-approved HTML":



  • Posts are HTML formatted. Put <p> </p> tags around your paragraphs. Put <code> </code> tags around your code and data!
  • Read Where should I post X? if you're not absolutely sure you're posting in the right place.
  • Please read these before you post! —
  • Posts may use any of the Perl Monks Approved HTML tags:
    a, abbr, b, big, blockquote, br, caption, center, col, colgroup, dd, del, div, dl, dt, em, font, h1, h2, h3, h4, h5, h6, hr, i, ins, li, ol, p, pre, readmore, small, span, spoiler, strike, strong, sub, sup, table, tbody, td, tfoot, th, thead, tr, tt, u, ul, wbr
  • You may need to use entities for some characters, as follows. (Exception: Within code tags, you can put the characters literally.)
            For:     Use:
    & &amp;
    < &lt;
    > &gt;
    [ &#91;
    ] &#93;
  • Link using PerlMonks shortcuts! What shortcuts can I use for linking?
  • See Writeup Formatting Tips and other pages linked from there for more info.
  • Log In?
    Username:
    Password:

    What's my password?
    Create A New User
    Chatterbox?
    and the web crawler heard nothing...

    How do I use this? | Other CB clients
    Other Users?
    Others lurking in the Monastery: (13)
    As of 2015-07-06 13:26 GMT
    Sections?
    Information?
    Find Nodes?
    Leftovers?
      Voting Booth?

      The top three priorities of my open tasks are (in descending order of likelihood to be worked on) ...









      Results (74 votes), past polls