[whatwg] Graceful Degradation and Mime Types [was: trailing slash]
mikeschinkel at gmail.com
Sun Dec 3 21:48:38 PST 2006
>> Consequently these systems implement some sort of
>> markdown format that's simpler and allows users to
>> enter data in plain text or increasingly with a WYSIWYG
>> editor. All that's needed is for these systems to generate
>> valid markup, and we're done. Mot users don;t need to
>> know any details of this.
Not all use markdown, many allow HTML, especially blogs. And the more I've
thought about it, the more I think markdown might be a bad idea (future blog
post planned on that topic, once I've crystalized my full thoughts on the
P.S. If markdown IS the answer, I think the W3C needs to define a standard
for such markdown. There are too many competiting implementations for
userrs to learn today.
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