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Re: lynx-dev question about blockquote

From: Thomas Dickey
Subject: Re: lynx-dev question about blockquote
Date: Mon, 13 Oct 2003 20:13:26 -0400 (EDT)

On Mon, 13 Oct 2003, Miles O'Neal wrote:

> Thomas Dickey said...
> |
> |Last week I noticed one odd thing that wasn't caused by IZ's table
> |patches.  This page uses blockquote to depict an inline quote of email
> |message:
> |
> |
> |
> |Other browsers treat this use of <blockquote> something like <pre>.
> |Lynx wraps it.  I don't see a <pre> block around the text.
> |But I'm not able to see this from the w3c documentation.
> Actually, the BLOCKQUOTE tags *are* inside
> PRE tags.
> Look right after:
>    <h2>Message received at address@hidden:</h2>
> There's a PRE tag, the email headers, an A tag, the text
> "Here's a response from the upstream maintainer of xterm.",
> the message signatire, another A tag, BLOCKQUOTE, then the
> quoted text.

duh.  I looked at the mess, had trouble reading it and ran it through
tidy, which added a </pre>.

Notwithstanding tidy's helpfulness, I'm inclined to regard this as a lynx

Thomas E. Dickey

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