[Pharo-dev] [Pharo-users] PillarHub

J.F. Rick self at je77.com
Wed Jul 2 06:05:27 EDT 2014

Awesome. Not that I have time right now but I have always wanted to bring
Swiki / AniAniWeb into the present. This would be the right foundational
work to make this a useful reality.

On a side note, I apologize for all the bad qualities of Pillar markup.
Back in 1999, I created ComSwiki out of the beginning that was PWS Swiki
(the first wiki to eschew camel case for links). One of the first things I
did was to make changes to the markup to improve it. Of course, once we had
some users and established content, all the decisions I made at that early
point in the project were made permanent. Looking at Pillar, it pretty much
uses the syntax I created back then (with a few improvements). I'm sure the
markup just drifted through the Smalltalk community and was then adopted by
Pillar. It's not a bad design but I've always felt that a better, more
extensible syntax was possible. As usual, the good proved to be the enemy
of the great.



On Wed, Jul 2, 2014 at 10:57 AM, phil at highoctane.be <phil at highoctane.be>

> Superb!
> Keep on pushing, that's how we can attain the critical momentum.
> Hopefully, I'll be able to show something from my side as well on the
> commercial products front.
> Phil
> On Wed, Jul 2, 2014 at 10:00 AM, Sven Van Caekenberghe <sven at stfx.eu>
> wrote:
>> Wow, amazing - great work !
>> On 02 Jul 2014, at 09:28, Yuriy Tymchuk <yuriy.tymchuk at me.com> wrote:
>> > Hi everyone.
>> >
>> > I'm so excited that I cannot keep silent. Guys from Pharocloud have
>> implemented online editor (and storage) for Pillar documents. This is
>> really amazing, and you can check it out here:
>> http://pillarhub.pharocloud.com/hub/pillarhub/about.
>> >
>> > They have a really nice plans, and now we can write pillar docs with
>> live compilation and share them online.
>> >
>> > Cheers!
>> > Uko

Jochen "Jeff" Rick, Ph.D.
Skype ID: jochenrick
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