New link syntax
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Wed Mar 31 14:16:29 EST 2004
On Mar 31, 2004, at 1:42 PM, european bob wrote:
> If I've written:
> Go look at the [first test run] I did (there are also some
> [more examples] of the test)
> [more examples]: http://www.example.com/examples "My initial examples"
> .. and then 1273 lines later I write:
> So, the [final examples] show the result quite clearly, although there
> are a few that [run contrary][more examples]
> [more examples]: http://foo.example.com/examples "The final test run"
Understand. What if a user *intends* for the duplicate link text to
point to the same link target? My point is that the concept of "error"
exists in the user's mind, which is a better place for it than in
Markdown's mind. imo, it's better that Markdown not even have a mind.
Sure, we know it has programmatics, but it's really just a text filter.
Plain-belly Sneetches go in here, Star-belly Sneeches come out there.
The only error belongs to the user who didn't really want a star.
Stretching and splitting the metaphor, we know "It's full of stars!",
which is a complex business -- but that's not how Sylvester McMonkey
McBean sells it. One dollar, one star. Step right up!
MD doesn't even charge a dollar, and we're certainly in charge of our
own bellies. I think things should stay just like that.
Somebody around here delivered a warning about medium-complexity apps.
+1 star, imo.
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