Nick, Travis, All,
I completely agree with the frequent lack of lucidity when it comes to
ascii diagrams, schematics, and formulas. I've seen some pretty confusing
examples, and feel confident that I would be able to help rewrite most
items to be a little clearer. I've been complimented before by some
listees on my ascii skills, so I might be able to help in this area.
just a thought.
On Wed, 20 Oct 1999 11:42:52 -0600 Tesla List <tesla-at-pupman-dot-com> writes:
> Original Poster: NickandSim-at-aol-dot-com
> Hi Travis, All,
> I agree that ascii art is not the best. However
> it does
> make life a hell of a lot simpler for all concerned. As browser
> change and god knows what else the html wil outdate. I know all
> this stuff
> is supposed to be backward compatible but I had to re-code most of
> my site
> with the coming of IE5 and whose's to say that IE6 won't be the
> same. As
> most tesla coil cicuits are simple to say the least I don't see any
> need to
> make life harder than It has to be.
> Ascii art also has the advantage of being compact so that those of
> use with
> limited Internet access can still get our files fast - bear in mind
> thing is gonna be the best part of 200 pages long if its all done
> If we agree that the text editor is the lowest common denominator -
> notepad -
> then this saves lots of messing around with fonts etc. Which really
> screw up ascii art.
> Nick Field
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