[OT] Usage of U+00B6 PILCROW SIGN (was: generator slides review and Python doc (+/- text bug))

wxjmfauth at gmail.com wxjmfauth at gmail.com
Tue Feb 4 16:21:25 CET 2014


Le mardi 4 février 2014 15:39:54 UTC+1, Jerry Hill a écrit :
> On Tue, Feb 4, 2014 at 1:51 AM,  <wxjmfauth at gmail.com> wrote:
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> > I got it. If I'm visiting a page like this:
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> > http://docs.python.org/3/tutorial/index.html#the-python-tutorial
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> > 1) To read the page, I'm scrolling down.
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> > 2) When I have finished to read the page, I scroll up
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> > (or scroll back/up) to the top of the page until I see
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> > this "feature" and the title.
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> > 3) I click on this "feature".
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> > 4) The title, already visible, moves, let's say, "2cm" higher.
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> > ...?
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> Those links aren't for navigation.
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> They're so you can discover anchor links in the page and pass them to
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> someone else.  For instance, if I want to point someone to the section
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> of the tutorial that talks about reading and writing files, I could
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> just give them this link:
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> http://docs.python.org/3/tutorial/inputoutput.html#reading-and-writing-files,
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> instead of pointing them to the main page and instructing them to
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> scroll down until they see Section 7.2
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> I was able to discover that link by opening the page, highlighting the
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> section header with my mouse, then clicking the pilcrow.  That gives
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> me the anchor link to that section header.

Useless and really ugly.




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