[scribus] Markup support for the Story Editor

JLuc jluc at no-log.org
Sat May 6 14:52:38 UTC 2017

Le 06/05/2017 à 00:52, Craig Bradney a écrit :
>> On 5 May 2017, at 22:51, JLuc <jluc at no-log.org> wrote:
>> Le 04/05/2017 à 13:18, Craig Bradney a écrit :
>>>> On 4 May 2017, at 13:02, JLuc <jluc at no-log.org> wrote:
>>>> IMO, the old scribus-dedicated text format is not worth being updated
>>>> when there are quasi-universal formats today.
>>>> ale once began a markdown importer
>>>> https://github.com/aoloe/scribus-plugin-gettext-markdown
>>>> Such a goal is more future proof.
>>> Supporting something like markdown would be nice, pity there is no standard though :(
>> http://commonmark.org might fix that, isnt ?
> Nopt, not really, its just another version that is still not a standard. It might be the right answer but its not the only Markdown answer sadly. There are other option but its not an easy choice.

There are loads of markdown versions,
but this version is not just yet another version,
due to its specific goal and authors commitee.
Or do you expect an ISO standard to be created ?

>>> I'm still looking around for a new format for Scribus documentation....
>> HTML ?
>> SLA ?

> HTML is painful.. too much manual syntax and editors make a horrible mess of it.
> SLA is more of an end format.
> I’m looking for a more basic format that can be processed into HTML,
 > possibly into MediaWiki formatting, and into others (that could include SLA).

Markdown (and the commonmark on-the-way standard) seems a really good candidate to me.


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