From: Justin Mason (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Fri Sep 29 2000 - 06:23:39 PDT
> I've been kicking around a perverted little idea of writing an Xalan
> extension which takes a text node marked up in one of the alternative markup
> languages such as setext, bare bones markup language, and Clay Basket and
> munges it into a well-formed XHTML fragment.
Funnily enough, I've been kicking around similar stuff for a while, and
recently decided to get it into shape as part of WebMake , my toy
static-XHTML-file-generating, smart-about-dependencies, baby-CMS project.
EtText  is the format in question, and there's perl modules included to
transform EtText -> html and back again.
I'd love it if anyone thinking of that kind of stuff could take a look and
see if this fits.
BTW I'm trying to get as many URLs for other, similar, dead-simple-markup
formats, (a) to give credit and (b) to nick ideas ;) I've got setext
(which got me started on the idea), WikiFormat, and a few others. If
there's others I've missed, mail 'em on. StructuredText I hadn't heard
of, for one -- I'll be looking hard at that.
PS do a lot of people use "-" as bullets for lists? I wasn't aware of
that (ie. it didn't fit my particular ASCII-list habits)
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