[Slackbuilds-users] New layout of https://slackbuilds.org/

Jim Diamond Jim.Diamond at acadiau.ca
Tue Jan 23 17:09:54 UTC 2018

On Tue, Jan 23, 2018 at 15:45 (+0100), Didier Spaier wrote:

> Le 23/01/2018 à 15:14, Petar Petrov a écrit :
>> with all due respect, I don't like it. It looks squashed.

>> What's the point of having a wide layout, when the description of each
>> entry is still limited to 72 characters per line?

> I see in the source pages that the README is formatted with each
> line-feed converted to a <br /> tag.

> Maybe just removing all line-feed and tagging the paragraphs inside
> <p>...</p> or <div>...<div> could do the trick.

You are right that turning line feeds into <br /> seems like a bad idea.

But why remove the line feeds?  Unless they are in pre-formatted text
are they not just white-space to HTML?


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