[wp-hackers] readme.txt spec

Matt Mullenweg m at mullenweg.com
Wed Oct 25 06:17:30 GMT 2006

Mark Jaquith wrote:
> Matt mentioned Markdown about 18 months ago when this readme.txt thing 
> got started, so I was just going on that.  I do, however, like the idea 
> of consolidating syntax... Markdown and the Trac wiki syntax are fairly 
> close with some stuff.  What have people been using so far in most 
> readme.txt files that you've been parsing?

Markdown is the most elegant text to HTML conversion system, and it's 
bi-directional. A well-formatted Markdown document is very readable as 
plain/text, which is why I originally chose it.

Matt Mullenweg
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