Re: [wmii] New Website?

From: Alexandru E. Ungur <>
Date: Fri, 19 May 2006 20:07:11 +0300

>>> sender: "Anselm R. Garbe" date: "Fri, May 19, 2006 at 03:50:23PM +0200" <<<EOQ
> On Fri, May 19, 2006 at 09:14:14AM -0400, John Nowak wrote:
> > Markdown's main goal is to be readable as plain text, i.e., it should
> > have full meaning even if never parsed. I don't have access to the
> > edit pages on the plan 9 wiki to compare. A lot of thought has gone
> > into Markdown. Depending on what you mean by "the look ... of the
> > wiki syntax", it may be worth a look. If you just mean a clean syntax
> > for markup, with the readability as a document in and of itself does
> > not really matter, Markdown is not the right choice (too verbose
> > mainly, perhaps too much freedom). If you want the syntax for the
> > wiki to double as distributable text file documentation, you'd be
> > hard-pressed to do better than Markdown. (I'd be interested in the
> > results of your efforts if you try however.)
> Actually I like this Markdown stuff (didn't knew it before).
> Even if it is written in perl, I'd consider to integrate that
> into a ruby taggi. (maybe it is easy to convert it to ruby,
> dunno).
Hehe, we're in luck then:

There actually is a Markdown clone library for Ruby.
I am also willing to help to the website *especially* if it
is going to be converted to Ruby, which I personally think
it would be a very good choice...

One more thing:
Congratulations for wmii 3 and a big thank you! :)

Have a nice day everyone,
Received on Fri May 19 2006 - 19:07:19 UTC

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