Follow the style of many of the pmdev team while
writing patches for Perlmonks by striking out the old code
and inserting new code in a different colour by it.
Oooh. Feature: a diff(1) hilighting mode for
block (rather than inline) code tags. Follow the
code block with a diff block containing
a context diff (or whatever format's easiest to parse), like
<\code> # munged close tag
As ever, I have no clue how to implement this, or how
difficult it would be.
Found a typo in this node? /msg me
The hell with paco, vote for Erudil!
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<blockquote> <br /> <dd>
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<h5> <h6> <hr /> <i>
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<small> <strike> <strong>
<sub> <sup> <table>
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