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Re: Bug fix for perl5.00562

Bart Schuller
October 20, 1999 02:23
Re: Bug fix for perl5.00562
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On Wed, Oct 20, 1999 at 10:09:51AM +0200, Johan Vromans wrote:
> POD is too weak to cope with things like this.
> A system that depends on non-visual clues is user-unfriendly and
> likely to produce unexpected results.

A system with visual clues would simply not have bothered to support
this particular output medium in the first place.

The confusion stems from a renderer that is not quite sure how much
fontification is available in plain text and whether it makes sense to
emphasize "fixed width" text in some other way when all text is fixed

The idea is that the first face shown to people is one they can readily
accept - a more traditional logo. The lunacy element is only revealed
subsequently, via the LunaDude. [excerpted from the Lunatech Identity Manual] Perl Programming lists via nntp and http.
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