pre in lists

Sherwood Botsford sgbotsford at
Sat Aug 18 08:24:43 EDT 2012

There may be merit in having a section in the docs that reviews the use of
white space. I know it's caught me several times.


Sherwood of Sherwood's Forests

Sherwood Botsford
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On 17 August 2012 21:10, Boris Le Ninivin <boris.leninivin at> wrote:

> On 08/17/2012 08:43 PM, Rob McBroom wrote:


>> On Aug 17, 2012, at 10:28 AM, Boris Le Ninivin <boris.leninivin at>

>> wrote:


>> That works like a charm. It was missing the newline, I guess...


>> If only someone had said “there needs to be an empty line before the

>> first line of code”. ;-)


>> Well, it wasn't emphased enough, I guess... I didn't see you've written

> it until you pointed it out in this last mail. Hence the need for clear and

> well detailled documentations ;)


> But anyway, thank you very much for having given the solution in the first

> place. I only wish I wouldn't be that used to stop reading after I find the

> (sometimes partial) answer to my question.


> And just a note if it can help you to help people : at first, I tried the

> solution Waylan gave me (so the one you gave me too then) BEFORE inserting

> a newline between the list and the code block. I was writing an answer

> saying "sorry, it don't work either..." when I noticed the newline in his

> code, and read his explanation. And the reason why I didn't insert a new

> line before was : to me a new line would have broke the list, making two

> successive ol instead of one. I'm not saying it's a design problem, but to

> me it's not that consistent with the rest of the syntax.


> I guess I might have missed the point about indentation to keep text in

> the same "block" ;)


> Many thanks for everything, guys.


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