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and other section pages often get excessively long due to long code listings or node authors who believe they have a lot to say. Now you can do us all a favor by giving a brief summary of all you have to say and then throwing a <READMORE> in there. Then we can keep the listings of nodes short and people who find your short summary to be of interest can click through to see the rest.
If you put this in a code listing close the CODE tags before your READMORE tag and then start a new set below it.
vroom | Tim Vroom | firstname.lastname@example.org
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Posts may use any of the Perl Monks Approved HTML tags. Currently these include the following:
<code> <a> <b> <big>
<blockquote> <br /> <dd>
<dl> <dt> <em> <font>
<h1> <h2> <h3> <h4>
<h5> <h6> <hr /> <i>
<li> <nbsp> <ol> <p>
<small> <strike> <strong>
<sub> <sup> <table>
<td> <th> <tr> <tt>
Snippets of code should be wrapped in
<code> tags not
<pre> tags. In fact, <pre>
tags should generally be avoided. If they must
be used, extreme care should be
taken to ensure that their contents do not
have long lines (<70 chars), in order to prevent
horizontal scrolling (and possible janitor
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