[Pharo-dev] Spec new release :)

Benjamin Benjamin.VanRyseghem.Pharo at gmail.com
Wed Nov 13 19:03:42 EST 2013


On 13 Nov 2013, at 20:40, Stéphane Ducasse <stephane.ducasse at inria.fr> wrote:

> So read the thread that yuriy rasied last week
> my sumarry
> 	- write in pier 
> 		publish in latex, html, markdong

“markdong” ? that’s a chinese variant :P
For md, there is pandoc (http://johnmacfarlane.net/pandoc/)
it converts a lot of format into a lot of other formats :)

> 	- too many variation of markdown
> 	- do not want to ask in haskell, ruby… to extend libraries

I do not get it

> 	- markdown does not support references and other essential points for making decent books

What do you mean by "references and other essential points” ?

Ben

> 	
> Stef
> 
> 
> On Nov 13, 2013, at 7:59 PM, Benjamin <Benjamin.VanRyseghem.Pharo at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
>> It was a real question, and it feels like you overreacted the answer …
>> 
>> To me, markdown or pier is a new syntax to learn so I am asking …
>> To me, doing Pier because you do or because you said to is no really an argument.
>> 
>> Then I am open to a real answer but I also see that markdown is integrated to a lot of tools (github and jekylls by examples)
>> and that a lot of people knows about markdown.
>> 
>> This was a real question, not a troll ...
>> 
>> Ben
>> 
>> On 13 Nov 2013, at 19:22, Stéphane Ducasse <stephane.ducasse at inria.fr> wrote:
>> 
>>> do you really think that I insist of using pier syntax because
>>> 	A- I want to lose my time
>>> 	B- this is for my ego?
>>> 	C- because I'm funny
>>> 	D- ...
>>> 
>>> No seriously?
>>> 
>>> If you want to get an answer read the thread that yuri raised a while ago.
>>> Because we already discussed discussed and discussed it.
>>> 
>>> I will not write any book in markdown. Now you can try and we see.
>>> 
>>> Stef
>>> 
>>>> Stef, what is the advantages of writing it in Pier compared to markdown ?
>>>> 
>>>> Ben
>>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>> 
> 

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