Wiki stuff

peter at peter at
Mon May 9 02:36:51 CDT 2005

Could you post a link to a page that display this issue?

I just looked at and it was fine on  
opera 8 but I did not have time to check to see how you had defined <pre>

May be worth keeping a non-linked version of a page to check this  


On Mon, 09 May 2005 07:42:18 +0200, Dimitrie O. Paun <dimi at>  

> On Sun, 2005-05-08 at 13:12 +0100, Mike Hearn wrote:
>> More Wiki stuff: for some reason on my browser at least <pre> sections
>> aren't showing as a monospace font which makes embedded code hard to  
>> read.
>> Is this some CSS thing? Firefox renders text/plain files as monospace OK
>> so it's not my fonts.
> Yes, this is indeed rather strange. We used to have this:
> pre {
>         padding: 0.5em;
>         font-family: courier, monospace;
> ....
> For whatever reason, asking for courier/monospace for <pre> causes the
> browser to display proportional fonts (at least for the two of us).
> A fontconfig bug? Anyway, if I comment it out and let the browser use
> its default font, it works.
> Explanations about why this happens are most welcomed.

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