[ANN] Tartan wiki parser 0.2.0
hutch at recursive.ca
Fri Jun 8 11:50:48 EDT 2007
This looks interesting. I'll look more closely in a little while --
I've got a queue to clear first.
FWIW, <http://projects.folklogic.net/tartan/pages/Home+Page> works
but <http://tartan.folklogic.net> appears not to.
On 5-Jun-07, at 3:43 AM, Larry Baltz wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'd like to introduce you to the Tartan project
> (http://tartan.folklogic.net) and get your feedback. It's a Ruby
> wiki text parser with the following goals:
> 1. handle more then one wiki markup but start with Markdown
> 2. allow mixing-in of markup rules (eg. Markdown + smartypants +
> tables + wiki links; each as a separate definition)
> 3. tests and rule definitions written in a programming language
> neutral format (YAML)
> 4. support more than one programming language implementation using
> the same rules and tests
> The parser is at version 0.2.0 and currently provides a workable
> Markdown parser and test set. The current Markdown rule set was
> developed somewhat in isolation and would benefit significantly from a
> currently handle some "hard" parsing cases.
> You can get the source code from RubyForge --
> http://rubyforge.org/projects/tartan/. You can either download the
> tarball or use subversion to get the most recent code.
> As for how well we've met our goals so far, goals 2 and 3 are met
> well and are used extensively in the Informl project (see
> http://informl.folklogic.net). For 1, we've started in on Textile,
> there's nothing significant there yet and for 4 we haven't done much,
> client side parsing.
> I guess I'd like to know if people on the list think the goals are
> interesting in other contexts and whether having a language neutral
> of tests or rules can be leveraged in other projects.
> Larry Baltz
> larry at folklogic.com
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