|Syntactic Confectionery Delight|
You know, this is why I am starting to think that one should post all their code to this site, no matter what it does, at times. Every time smart people are coming up with different approaches, and possibly better or more elegant solutions. It is far too easy to continue down the path that you started on without ever stopping to think.
I am not sure which, if any approach is the best or even viable yet, but it is always cool to see this process take place.
The only complication I see with your suggestion is the authors names, that will be put together, even if someone else has put a post in the middle, like:
That would become:
Which may not be what was intended. </code> Another thing is the fact that I don't really want to impose my or any others style upon others, but rather make it possible for me to display custom titles, while the titles themselves are unchanged for those that wants it raw (or some other way).
You have moved into a dark place.
It is pitch black. You are likely to be eaten by a grue.