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No - it is just fine as it is.


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It is jarring, but taking the background colour away entirely leaves it hard to tell what is code and what isn't: I think we should consider a third option, ether a lighter grey: Or something else: Just for reference, this is what we currently have:


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Yes I would prefer this to be rendered with a monospace font only (no grey background). Without the CAPS/TitleCase it looks like this:


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The short answer is "so the parser can pick up what you intend" The longer answer involves experimentation with regexes. I really don't think that's necessary. Here's your basic rule of thumb: HTML doesn't care about whitespace, and neither should you (except when it's used as the four spaces to indicate indentation but that isn't whitespace, that's ...


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If there were no downsides, I wouldn't be so against this revisiting of an old proposal. Who could object to something that would give us more formatting options for free? In reality though, there are downsides to consider: Client-side rendering performance. For an example heavy page, see https://math.meta.stackexchange.com/questions/5020/mathjax-basic-...


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You can find some online tools for this purpose, but I think you should take a look at that Max Vernon's question: Minimal, Complete, and Verifiable Example Quoted from the question: Include test output, in text formatted as a table, to show both what you're currently getting as well as what your desired output should be. Search for "ascii table ...


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