POV-Ray : Newsgroups : povray.text.tutorials : POV-Ray 2.2 Compilation Tutorial : Re: POV-Ray 2.2 Compilation Tutorial Server Time
23 Feb 2024 15:30:33 EST (-0500)
  Re: POV-Ray 2.2 Compilation Tutorial  
From: 19100
Date: 30 Aug 2023 11:45:00
Message: <web.64ef62c6b2c18cb01e855513edfc8715@news.povray.org>
"jr" <cre### [at] gmailcom> wrote:
> hi,
>
> "19100" <nomail@nomail> wrote:
> > "jr" <cre### [at] gmailcom> wrote:
> > > ... the <source> tags ...
> >
> > Thanks for giving it a quick look. My understanding of <nowiki> is that it
> > disables MediaWiki syntax for that block right?
>
> yes.
>
>
> > If you could explain the benefit of it vs <source> that would be great to know.
>
> as happens so often in life :-) I found the reference to the extension providing
> the <source> pretty much after posting; first item in editing guidelines, no
> less :-(.  without that extension in place I would have argued to keep ml-like
> mark-up out of the page; either <nowiki> or <pre> would preserve the given
> formatting.  so, sorry, my bad.  hth.
>
>
> regards, jr.

Ah, no worries, I see where you were coming from.


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