[linux-elitists] mini-markup language?

Aaron Sherman ajs@ajs.com
Fri Aug 26 13:13:21 PDT 2005

On Fri, 2005-08-26 at 08:50, Greg Folkert wrote:
> On Thu, 2005-08-25 at 19:19 -0400, Aaron Sherman wrote:

> > Out of curiosity, what's wrong with a Wiki?
> You have below, in my not so humble opinion, answered your own question.
> > The down side is that it's tied to HTML output. If someone wrote a
> > decent way to manage the up-and-coming export feature in mediawiki to
> > support a "save as"-like functionality, I might have to have their
> > children... It would have to fully render (e.g. cope with templates,
> > etc) first and THEN export though, which I don't think current (beta)
> > export does.
> And you call that simple?

I think you misunderstood me. I was saying that if you wanted non-HTML,
it would be complex, but I write docs and type "make". Nothing could be

Aaron Sherman <ajs@ajs.com>
Senior Systems Engineer and Toolsmith
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