[Clients] Gemini and accessibility regarding preformatted code blocks
cowan at ccil.org
Fri Feb 26 01:57:59 GMT 2021
On Thu, Feb 25, 2021 at 5:25 PM Sean Conner <sean at conman.org> wrote:
> tag = '@art' / '@code' / '@data' / '@poem'
We now know what the benefit of @art is. What are the advantages of the
other three over no tag?
> ``` @code
> x = 5
Shouldn't this be read as if it were "ex equals five"?
``` @art Obligatory Cat picture
> ``` @data Price list
> widget 3.45
> gadget 5.99
> fob 1.99
Shouldn't this be read as "widget one ninety-nine (pause) gadget five
ninety-nine (pause) fob one ninety-nine"? How might a visual browser
render it differently?
> ``` @poem
> There once was a person from Nantucket ...
How might a visual browser render this differently?
The '@tag' format marks out the tag, which I expressly limited to just
> four categories for simplicity---one to mark ASCII (or maybe UTF-8?) art,
UTF-8 for sure, although some characters aren't monowidth even in monowidth
John Cowan http://vrici.lojban.org/~cowan cowan at ccil.org
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