On Tue, Apr 25, 2006 at 07:21:37PM +0200, Tels wrote:
On Tuesday 25 April 2006 16:03, Jay R. Ashworth
On Tue, Apr 25, 2006 at 11:49:27AM +0200, Dirk
and I expect a standardized wiki markup to be an
important topic (I hope we will have workshop on
I wish you hadn't told me that, Dirk.
My one fond wish, which I've come to understand will never happen with
MWtext, is to get *bold* and _italics_ as markup tokens, noting that
Wouldn't that be *bold*, _underlined_ and /italics/? :-P
In general, no. Handwritten underlines are customarily rendered in
print as italics, hence that mapping. You're right; the extra
flexibility would be nice, but it doesn't match what I most commonly
see people do, and that was my goal. It makes no sense changing markup
just for fun; mine was an Installed Base attempt to conform with the
Principle of Least Astonishment.
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A: Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text.
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