This thing probably has too much momentum to change now, but I think it's regrettable that '>' and '<' were chosen to denote anything, since they have to be encoded in order to show up properly in webspace.

Of course, perhaps that's part of the fun ; )


In reply to Re: Style geekcode by theguvnor
in thread Style geekcode by Juerd

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