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RE: Subtle Quirks

by turnstep (Parson)
on Jul 29, 2000 at 07:57 UTC ( #25067=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Subtle Quirks

I just wanted to say that I think that colored "See Also" section at the bottom was probably the first font tweaking I've seen on this site that didn't make me look for the o-- button and msg vroom about removing FONT tags. Nice work!

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RE: RE: Subtle Quirks
by beppu (Hermit) on Jul 29, 2000 at 19:08 UTC

    Thank you.

    I used a perl script called delirium to do that. It's a text filter that works on STDIN/STDOUT. It also uses HTML::Parser so it won't mess up your tags (just your content ;). I've put it up here at, and it's also in the CVS repository for Free Software at my werk. (Just hit the link below).

    Be glad that I didn't make the whole article delirious.

RE: RE: Subtle Quirks
by davorg (Chancellor) on Jul 29, 2000 at 19:21 UTC

    Obviously written by a Sandman fan :)

    If I can suggest one small tweak that would make it look even more like the way that Delirium speaks, perhaps you could get it to add in <sup> and <sub> tags at random.

    print "Just another Gaiman fan\n";


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[Lady_Aleena]: Or what Discipulus said.
[shmem]: Lady_Aleena: geany supports ctags.
[Discipulus]: a good compromise can be my ($need, $opts_ref) = @_ a scalar and an hash reference
[Discipulus]: see you monks!
[Lady_Aleena]: shmem, let me get this sub rewritten, then I will look into how to use ctags in geany. Deal? 8)
[shmem]: Discipulus: yeah, that might eventually prepare the path for OO ;-)
[Lady_Aleena]: See you, Discipulus.
[shmem]: Lady_Aleena: that's up to you. I only wanted to show you a path that might be more comforting than command line grep ;-)
[Lady_Aleena]: shmem, I don't think any of my modules could be converted to OO. They are too procedural.
[Lady_Aleena]: Now I will see if my perl-fu is as bad as I think it is.

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