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Re: [MediaWiki] Markdown Syntax usage

From: frozenice <frozenice@frozenice.de>
Date: Mon, 29 Oct 2012 19:25:47 +0100
Message-ID: <508ECA2B.1060109@frozenice.de>
To: public-webplatform@w3.org
I agree that we don't need Markdown in the docs. It would just add another layer of complexity and I don't know how well the mentioned plugin plays along with our other plugins (it 
is marked as beta, too).

Markdown could be handy for the Q&A though. I'll work on the markdown editor plugin there again, now that I finally got over my cold/flu/whateveritwas. :)


On 29.10.2012 17:52, Jonathan Garbee wrote:
> Bug 19692 [1] is a request for Markdown Syntax to be added as an option for editing pages.
> I personally don't see where this would come in handy unless we started to use markdown as the primary syntax.  This would just add one more way to do content which would just add
> to confusion on markup.
> What are your thoughts?
> Thanks,
> -Garbee
> [1] https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=19692

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