On 5/29/08, Gary Kline <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > On Thu, May 29, 2008 at 06:14:26PM -0400, Bob Johnson wrote: >> On 5/29/08, Gary Kline <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: >> > Several weeks ago a friend asked why my www.thought.org page >> > was so hard to read. She said that part of my text was black >> [...] >> > I'd be much obliged for any help here. >> > >> > >> >> Konqueror says that the comment that reads >> >> <!-- click on Graphic to goto jottings.thought.org --!> >> [...] > > (also, this may explain why sometimes my comments bombbed during > testing. i thought "<! ...... !> was *legal*. *mumble::censored*) >
Yeah, that's a common error. It would make sense, and I have no clue why comment tags aren't symmetric in HTML. But the bizzare thing is that early in the days of web browsers, rather than just accept that as legal so broken code would render correctly, the browser authors decided to fix the problem by accepting end-of-line as a comment terminator, which very distinctly violates the standard. So there are a lot of web pages out there that won't render correctly on standards-compliant browsers. I suspect that using an editor that _correctly_ highlights HTML code would solve most of your problems. To me, a content management system only makes sense for a site that is either large, or has multiple authors. If you update your site frequently, a WYSIWYG HTML editor would be helpful and should have a very small learning curve. I think others have already suggested a few. I took a brief look at your site, and it appears that right now you are pretty much using it as a blog. If the format works for you, a site like http://www.tumblr.com/help might be easier than maintaining your own. The nice thing about tumblr is that you don't have to install anything on your own system to use it. - Bob _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"