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Re: texinfo bug or user error: dots inside example

From: Janis Johnson
Subject: Re: texinfo bug or user error: dots inside example
Date: Tue, 15 Oct 2002 08:46:39 -0700
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On Tue, Oct 15, 2002 at 08:13:36AM +0200, Eli Zaretskii wrote:
> On Mon, 14 Oct 2002, Karl Berry wrote:
> >     This isn't valid HTML 4.01
> > 
> > What's not valid about <small>?  It's also used for @sc.
> > 
> > Anyway, there's nothing deep about the <small>, it was just inserted
> > because someone (I'm not sure who any more) thought the ... looked
> > better that way.
> That'd be me:
>   1999-02-18  Eli Zaretskii  <address@hidden>
>           * makeinfo/cmds.c (cm_dots, cm_enddots): Don't produce &#133; for
>           HTML, as too many browsers don't support it; use "..." in a
>           smaller font.
> I do think <small>...</small> looks better than just ...  Try it.

It's fine except when a fixed-width font is supposed to be used, as in
a <pre> segment.

Sorry for the confusion; next time I'll look into the HTML specs before
sending in a report, rather than afterwards.

Janis Johnson

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