[Wikipedia-l] Extension syntax vote begins

Erik Moeller erik_moeller at gmx.de
Tue Apr 6 00:07:11 UTC 2004

Please vote on

To explain again what this is about:

Currently there is one extension, LaTeX for mathematical formulas. This  
extension is called using the syntax

<math>a + b</math>.

This vote is about a general syntax for encapsulating different  
extensions. For example, a music extension could be encapsulated like so:

<music>do re mi fa so</music>

Or like so:

[!music do re mi fa so]

This vote is *not* about the syntax for the different extensions  
themselves (stuff like "\sin x + \ln y +\operatorname{sgn} z" for math),  
it is merely about the syntax for encapsulating these extensions. Some  
people think XML-like tags (like <math>)  are good enough, while others  
are asking for a more "wiki-like" syntax.

Voting deadline is April 12, 2004, 20:00 UTC. Please distribute this  
announcement to your local projects. This is not only relevant to  
Wikipedia but to all Wikimedia projects.

Let the edit conflicts begin.



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