[Pharo-dev] Spec new release :)

Stéphane Ducasse stephane.ducasse at inria.fr
Wed Nov 13 20:11:34 EST 2013


On Nov 14, 2013, at 1:03 AM, Benjamin <Benjamin.VanRyseghem.Pharo at gmail.com> wrote:

> 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

;P
yes 
400 × 195 - baudelet.net
vietnamese apparently 

> For md, there is pandoc (http://johnmacfarlane.net/pandoc/)
> it converts a lot of format into a lot of other formats :)

Yes we know. But again as I said it one million times. Markdown does not offer what is needed to write books.
I will not repeat here. And I will not hack pandoc to make it works.

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

>> - do not want to **hack** in haskell, ruby… to extend libraries

> 
>> 	- markdown does not support references and other essential points for making decent books
> 
> What do you mean by "references and other essential points” ?

I will not repeat it :)
Read the thread of yuriy.


> 
> 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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