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Request #1173954

From: draegonhawke draegonhawke magistrate
: Account
LiveJournal: username: draegonhawke
style: (S2) core:  public,  i18n:  none,  i18nc:  public,  layout:  public,  theme:  public,  user:  custom
userpics: base + loyalty = userpics
sup enabled:
email validated? yes
cluster: Filetmignon (#6); data version : 8
design: new    friends page: friends
language: en_LJ
underage no;
Is JavaScript enabled: (unknown)
Request sent from Beta:
Photo hosting migration: done
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Time posted: Thu, 14 Oct 2010 17:34:26 GMT (7 years ago)
Status: closed (5 points to trixieleitz)
Summary: Inline CSS in journal comments using the style="" attribute
Original Request:
For some reason, anything in a style="" attribute is being stripped out of LJ comments before they render in browsers. This has destroyed a lot of the formatting in an RP/collaborative fiction project I co-mod.

Part of the appeal of this community is the ability to explore metatxtual and supertextual modes of narratives, such as using color and positioning to interpose elements of text, create "easter eggs" of hidden links or hidden text, and use graphical features to simulate lines being "scribbled out", etc; the loss of this functionality is a significant blow to the creativity of our users.
Diagnostics: Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; U; Intel Mac OS X 10.6; en-US; rv:1.9.2.10) Gecko/20100914 Firefox/3.6.10
trixieleitz trixieleitz  - Trixie Leitz
Answer (#4502038)
Posted Fri, 15 Oct 2010 22:46:07 GMT (7 years ago)
Thank you for your report. The HTML permitted in comments was recently changed to prevent automated spam accounts from exploiting these HTML tags. If you would like to start a discussion about the tags permitted in comments, you are welcome to do so by submitting a suggestion to the official Suggestions community. The procedure for submitting a suggestion is described here: [http://www.livejournal.com/support/faqbrowse.bml?faqid=164].