I wasn't following Meta Stack Overflow too closely so maybe something was changed that I'm not aware of.
But each time I paste a snippet from a Python console I'm getting wrong formatting. What I'm doing wrong? It seems that
>>> is confusing for Stack Overflow. I've tried to escape it with backslashes, and it was working fine in preview but doesn't work after the question is rendered.
I was able to observe that problem on: recent Chrome (Windows, Mac), Safari 4 (Mac).
Here is my recent answer I wasn't able to make right.
Funny, I think the snippets are rendered just fine on Meta Stack Overflow. Here is one:
>>> def throw(): raise Exception() ... >>> a=1 >>> a=throw() Traceback (most recent call last): File "<stdin>", line 1, in <module> File "<stdin>", line 1, in throw Exception >>> a 1