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Re: editing documents in a wiki

From: Alan Ruttenberg <alanruttenberg@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 22 Oct 2007 22:28:01 -0400
Message-Id: <26824E2C-530E-498D-9075-016BDA38A781@gmail.com>
Cc: sandro@w3.org, public-owl-wg@w3.org
To: "Peter F. Patel-Schneider" <pfps@research.bell-labs.com>
On Oct 22, 2007, at 3:16 PM, Peter F. Patel-Schneider wrote:

> I'm not keen on learning yet another macro language.  (I've just  
> about finished mourning the loss of LaTeX macros when I'm working  
> on W3C documents, and I'm not yet ready for re-marriage. :-)

The way I figure, any macro language is better than none, and HTML  
has none. This makes the choice easier for me.
Here's the docs: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ 

Basically it is simple substitution, with each macro defined on it's  
own wiki page. You write a macro call as
{{mymacro|arguments}} which gets the macro from the wiki page  
Template:mymacro, substitutes the arguments for the parameters, and  
leaves the result in place.

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