While answering a question I noted the styling for XML code blocks on DBA.SE is significantly less readable than the one from SO. For a comparison see this rendering of the same fragment:
On the SO version, there's four distinguishable colors in use, whereas DBA only has two (or three, if you count the blue for the
If it's just a small thing to do, I'd request the coloring for the DBA version would provide more contrast, especially to distinguish elements (e.g.
<p1:ReportName>) from their text content (e.g.
Note that I used a language markup hint to force XML styling. You can see my answer here on DBA, but for SO I just used the "preview" when asking a question to take the screenshot. The code snippet from the screenshots looks like this:
<!-- language: xml --> <p1:Subreport xmlns:p1="http://schemas.microsoft.com/sqlserver/reporting/2008/01/reportdefinition" Name="SubReport"> <p1:ReportName>SomeAwesomeSubreport</p1:ReportName> <p1:Parameters> <p1:Parameter Name="Param1"> <p1:Value>=Fields!MyGreatField.Value</p1:Value> </p1:Parameter> </p1:Parameters> <p1:KeepTogether>true</p1:KeepTogether> <p1:Height>2.25cm</p1:Height> <p1:Width>21cm</p1:Width> <p1:Style /> </p1:Subreport>