Why can we not use capital letters on these boards?
They are an essential part of grammar,
denoting the starts of sentances,
the first person singluar personal pronoun,
Prapper Nouns, the beginning of direct speech,
shouting, boldness, ridiculous over-emphasis,
I don't like people posting topics with subjects in all-caps, and the idea was to prevent that. unfortunately, ezBoard have their style sheets set up in such a way that altering subject line formatting affects other page elements too :/
looking for a workaround...
Can ewe not replace the EZboard style sheet with one of ewer own?
yes, but the prablem is that they've assigned all the CLASS attributes manually in the HTML, and they use the same one for subject lines, usernames and post copy. Which is pants.
Well I must say that I think the occasional person "shouting" in capitals is much less of an evil than every single sentance
everyone else types being stripped of all capital letters.
It looks completely ahine and is distracting and difficult
to read and suchlike.
eh. bugger it. tried to unpick ezBoard HTML tonight, but it's a crock o' @#%$. too many invalidly nested tags to care.
Now we can all take a TARDIS to the YMCA in 10000BC
and shout "AHIIIIIIIIINE!" :-)
Aye, I notice in their FAQ that they even mention LYNX :-)
I wonder if this is cos I asked them to include "Link"
tags in their headers cos they looked nice in lynx? :-)
back in the day, when FF was on pub2 (when there only was one ezBoard server! pub1 being Vanchau's laptop or sthg) they were always quite amenable to admin suggestions and I got a fair few minor tweaks implemented. Obviously the scale of the job now limits that rather brutally, but it was nice to know they gave a damn