This plugin provides several methods of achieving the same thing:
<pre><code><!-- <p>Example</p> --></pre></code>
View source to see that the following didn’t need escaping (except for
</script>, that does):
The next example uses the HTML-comment method:
Why not use the HTML
Because it is a PITA to get its
textContent and needs to be pointlessly cloned.
Feel free to implement it yourself and send a pull request though, if you are so inclined.
Can I use this inline?
Not out of the box, because I figured it’s more of a hassle to type
<script type="text/plain"> than escape the 1-2
< characters you need to escape in inline code.
Also inline code is not as frequently copy-pasted, which was the major source of annoyance that got me to write this plugin.