[pmwiki-users] Preformatted Text and Paragraph Indent
ccox at airmail.net
Wed Oct 18 22:49:35 CDT 2006
Tegan Dowling wrote:
> On 10/18/06, The Editor <editor at fast.st> wrote:
>> On 10/18/06, Patrick R. Michaud <pmichaud at pobox.com> wrote:
>>> On Sun, Oct 15, 2006 at 05:45:23PM -0400, The Editor wrote:
>>>> One thing that has irked me for a while is users that accidently leave
>>>> a space at the beginning of a line and then write a long paragraph,
>>>> messing up my display. Is there some way to disable it?
>>> At present, no, but I know it needs to be possible.
>>> But I also need to ask: When you ask if there's some way to
>>> "disable it", are you asking to entirely disable the
>>> "leading spaces produce preformatted text" rule in PmWiki?
>> Yes. I don't use it for anything. Don't need it. Could get rid of
>> it completely.
> Ditto (just as a datum for you); this has never been anything but a
> problem to me or to anyone using any of our 40+ installed instances of
> the software. I would disable it in a heartbeat and never look back
> -- being able to make this go away would get me one step closer to
> telling the truth about how user-friendly and undemanding the wiki is
> for a non-programming author.
> Jewelers, politicians, writers, community arts organizations and
> environmental awareness groups never, ever need the leading-space=pre
But I need it. I use it. I love it.
.... so there...
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