User talk:Gir

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Welcome here and many thanks for helping on this table hell. I got a little bit frustrated in the past, check my first comments here: Talk:1987: Python Environment. Nonetheless I'm also still changing ugly layouts - nested bullet lists with only one entry, nested into another, and so forth... Check this: 214: The Problem with Wikipedia. But please check your latest entry at the FAQ, it should belong to the next chapter and the former last sentence gave this hint. Nevertheless many thanks for your work. --Dgbrt (talk) 14:34, 25 August 2018 (UTC)

hi! regarding the FAQ: I don't think so; I'm providing an alternative to tables, so it should belong to the 'tables' section. // (talk) 14:40, 25 August 2018 (UTC)
OK, but I disagree about the colon in front of the paragraph. Many writers here do not know much about Wiki syntax; keep it simple as possible for the editors as the FAQ itself should be too. --Dgbrt (talk) 14:51, 25 August 2018 (UTC)
the colon is important, though. Have a look at the HTML that gets rendered: It makes a <dt>...<dd>... pair, indicating that one is the title and the second the description. :-) E: also, with an example it should be easily graspable // (talk) 14:56, 25 August 2018 (UTC)
My general idea is a compromise between the best layout and the easiest way to edit. Most ordinary editors have no idea about any markup language like HTML or WIKI. When you can promise to supervise any new explanation over the next years you're welcome; but this probably won't happen. That's why my first rule of thumb is: Keep it simple as possible. (I'll answer at the FAQ soon) --Dgbrt (talk) 15:31, 25 August 2018 (UTC)