Metadata syntax (was Universal syntax for Markdown)
Seumas Mac Uilleachan
seumas at idirect.ca
Thu Sep 22 19:52:58 EDT 2011
Oh My God I actually agree with Big Bird here.
This whole discussion is getting far beyond what I think of as a
lightweight markup system. Personally I think metadata should be
processed separately from markdown data. Keep it "unixy" - one tool, one
On 09/20/2011 01:03 PM, Bowerbird at aol.com wrote:
> sherwood said:
> > Well if your dogs are like mine,
> > they will eat practically anything.
> > Lately in addition to their kibble they've
> > been catching pocket gophers and mice.
> > A border collie is much less lovable with
> > 'mouse breath'
> gophers and mice taste _great_ to a dog --
> a dietary delicacy for many millennia now...
> it's your "kibble" they don't really care for.
> its redeeming feature is that it's so _easy_.
> but i bet there are several brands of kibble
> which your dogs still turn up their noses at.
> as the ad man replied, when asked why his
> costly campaign hadn't moved more units
> of the client's dogfood: "dogs hate its taste."
> people are the same way. they'll eat a _lot_
> of things, including some that you consider
> to taste _dreadful_ (e.g., ms-word), but that
> does not mean that they will eat _anything_.
> anyway, this conversation sounds confused...
> aside from questions of philosophy, it seems
> to me that there is confusion about just what
> sort of metadata we're all talking about, and
> how it's used, by whom, for what purposes...
> and so on and so forth, and hmm baby swing.
> but maybe i'm the only one confused... :+)
> you all seem like bright competent fellows,
> so i'm sure you'll get it all worked out, so
> i'm gonna go back to my sandbox and play.
> have a nice day...
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