Category talk:Articles with example pseudocode

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Why does this category exist? What practical purpose does it serve? JulesH 12:02, 13 February 2007 (UTC)

Same purpose as the other Category:Articles with example code. All these "example Foo code" cats are basically administrivia, like Category:Living people and Category:Year of birth missing. I'll admit it's way underpopulated at the moment, only because I never sat down and found all the pseudocode articles to add to it. But if it contained a lot of articles, then it would actually be even more useful than the real-programming-language cats, because editors could look to articles in this category to find out "Wikipedia style" for pseudocode.
Several tries have been made in the past to come up with "Wikipedia pseudocode standards", but none of them really caught on, because style is hard to impose from above. But if all the articles with pseudocode are collected in one place, then it'll be more likely that their styles will converge.

--Quuxplusone 07:19, 15 February 2007 (UTC)

Why aren't the pseudocode without color ? Will there be a kind of auto-syntax-highlighting method ? Besides , if such method is out , it will be simple to apply the change to all pages with help of this category . --Caowm (talk) 10:01, 10 November 2008 (UTC)

Now there is a tag <source> . It is very nice . Some pages such as Insertion sort are already using it . For more information see the MediaWiki Page Let's change others into this format --Caowm (talk) 14:14, 19 December 2008 (UTC)