A Modest Definition List Proposal (David E. Wheeler)

David E. Wheeler david at kineticode.com
Thu Feb 26 12:51:23 EST 2009

On Feb 26, 2009, at 3:57 AM, Fletcher T. Penney wrote:

> My thoughts:


> + I am perfectly willing to change the MMD table syntax if a better

> alternative (particularly a standard one) comes along


> + Not everyone uses monospace fonts - as nice as that would be for

> tables, I think it's not reasonable to expect that to be a

> requirement for viewing tables


> + I hope someone out there smarter than me creates a better table

> syntax

I can see that really opened a can of worms here. Sorry about that.
I'll have to move up my plan to formally propose a table syntax. The
comment that started this sub-thread was a throwaway line, really. I
probably should have omitted it.



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