> From: "jeff" <jeff at lists.evolt.org> [...] > i think the problem you're talking about, specifically with steve's article > that you mentioned, is that we're no longer wrapping our articles with the > ParagraphFormat() function. that means that all those articles that we let > slide through admin without <p> tags are no going to run together as one big > block. [...] > the problem is that we've relied on ParagraphFormat() for so long without > ever realizing what problems it caused. now the answer is to fix all those > articles that slipped through editing without <p> tags around each > paragraph. i think it's a problem, alright, but maybe not the way you think... all the admins have gotten quite used to editing articles without any <p> tags... in fact, we've all seen it add <p> at the end of paragraphs (provided there are two cr/lfs)... obviously removing that feature is preferrable since not only is it invalid, but it made inserting carriage returns into code and other things quite annoying... so instead we need to remember to add the <p></p> tags in now (which means opening and closing them properly), since that is not automatically done... i don't think i ever saw a heads-up on that, but i guess this is it... what is odd, though, is why articles submitted before the conversion should have had the <p> tags stripped... granted, i didn't read http://www.evolt.org/article/WAP_put_up_or_shut_up/25/4105/evolt. org (his stuff's always hard to digest), so i don't know if it was that way to begin with... and i can't check my own as a point of reference because i completely rebuilt the HTML... so, was it stripped?