[Foundation-l] New parser in the works - please help

Platonides Platonides at gmail.com
Sat Nov 17 15:17:48 UTC 2007

David Gerard wrote:
> On 17/11/2007, Jon Harald Søby wrote:
>> Err, WikiCreole <http://wikicreole.org/>? It's already been done. But
>> according to Chunk and Christopher, the MediaWiki developers were not
>> willing to adapt MediaWiki to WikiCreole....
> No, that's a different wikitext grammar altogether. This is about
> implementing a proper grammar that does MediaWiki wikitext. Something
> we could swap in and the users would almost not notice. Hence the
> request for odd-but-important bits that would look like quirks to
> those who don't know the language that needs them.
> - d.

And WikiCreole is not easier to convert into a grammar than mediawiki's.

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