New Static Site Theme for World (Literature) Classics in Markdown e.g. A Tale of Two Cities, The Trial, etc.
scott at granneman.com
Fri Jul 17 00:19:40 EDT 2015
Looks great, but I have a small quibble. Throughout the book, you have
used an en dash instead of an em dash, as here: “empty as a
church–till at last I got”. Might want to do a s/–/—/g & fix
Cool work, though!
R. Scott Granneman
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On 16 Jul 2015, at 17:48, Gerald Bauer wrote:
> As a showcase I've converted a good old Gutenberg plain text world
> (literature) classic to markdown.
> See the Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
> by Robert Louis Stevenson  as an example.
> Next I've put together a static site theme that lets you basically
> drop all chapters into a _chapters folder and you're done, that is,
> you get a great looking online live (e)book.
> See the Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde live version (demo) 
> thanks to GitHub Pages (with built-in - surprise, surprise - Jekyll
> processing ;-))
> And finally the ready-to-fork theme/template repo/source .
> Anyone else tried to convert world classics to Markdown
> for generating great looking books? Any insight appreciated.
> Questions? Comments? Welcome.
>  https://github.com/writekit/classics--dr-jekyll-and-mr-hyde
>  http://drjekyllthemes.github.io/jekyll-book-theme
>  https://github.com/drjekyllthemes/jekyll-book-theme
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