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Re: [Q2A] Possible useful additions

From: Jonathan Garbee <jonathan@garbee.me>
Date: Wed, 31 Oct 2012 18:22:24 -0400
Message-ID: <5091A4A0.90607@garbee.me>
To: public-webplatform@w3.org
Convert all of what articles?  We can start using Markdown for future 
posts with no issues with current posts.  This is for the Q&A section 
only.  The talk of Markdown in the Wiki is in another email thread.

-Garbee

On 10/31/2012 6:12 PM, David Bradbury wrote:
> - Markdown Editor -- My biggest issue is making sure we have a 
> consistent syntax. I'd be glad to use Markdown, but if we are going to 
> use it, I think we need to convert all of the articles to use Markdown.
>
>     On 29.10.2012 22:51, Jonathan Garbee wrote:
>
>         I was looking through some of the plugins at the Q2A site and
>         noticed a few that could be useful:
>
>         - Polls [1]  -- This plugin would allow us to easily do polls
>         from the community on what they think of different things.  It
>         has come up in the forums that polls would be a good
>         idea for different things, this would allow us to do them easily.
>         - FAQ [2] -- This plugin gives us an easily manageable FAQ
>         page for the Q2A system.  It is currently tucked away in the
>         Docs [3] which isn't convenient.  This would simply add a
>         new page with (seemingly) easy administration in the Q2A Admin
>         section.
>         - Badges [4] -- This one gives us a nice badge system for
>         users.  It has been said that things like this are good for
>         communities.  Why not give it a shot?
>         - Tagging Tools [5] -- This will give us the ability to set
>         synonyms to tags to automatically make say "HTML5" be "HTML"
>         so that we keep somewhat standard tagging for main tags.
>         - Markdown Editor [6] -- There is some work going into a
>         Markdown editor already (Sorry, can't remember by whom for my
>         life.) but this plugin could be just what we need to get the
>         job done.
>
>         Thoughts on these?
>
>         Thanks,
>         -Garbee
>
>         [1] https://github.com/NoahY/q2a-poll
>         [2] https://github.com/NoahY/q2a-faq
>         [3] http://docs.webplatform.org/wiki/WPD:Q&A_FAQ
>         [4] https://github.com/NoahY/q2a-badges
>         [5] https://github.com/svivian/q2a-tagging-tools
>         [6] http://codelair.co.uk/11/markdown-editor-plugin-q2a
>
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