[metrics-team] Blog post about contributing to the Tor metrics timeline

isabela isabela at torproject.org
Thu Mar 11 20:41:41 UTC 2021

Hi David, just checking in how things are going and if you need any help
from us.

On 2/25/21 11:25 AM, David Fifield wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 25, 2021 at 09:03:20AM -0500, Roger Dingledine wrote:
>> On Thu, Feb 25, 2021 at 12:06:50AM -0700, David Fifield wrote:
>>> I noticed that clicking "Edit" in the blog would mangle all the post's
>>> markup. I had to paste in the entire post from my text editor every
>>> time.
>> There is a well-hidden option to switch to editing the raw version of
>> the post rather than the marked-up version. Otherwise yes, you end up
>> in this weird state where it's trying to treat your html as wysiwyg input.
>> Right under "Post Body", look for a button that says "source".
> I found that option right away, but it still doesn't roundtrip the
> source text through a save/edit cycle. The non-HTML markup loses its
> effect and becomes plain text wrapped in HTML. I had to save a copy of
> the source in an editor outside the browser. I tried doing the whole
> post in HTML, but it was applying PHP syntax highlighting to my <code>
> elements and I did not find a way to turn that off.

Isabela Bagueros
Executive Director
The Tor Project


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