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From: Carsten Dominik <dominik@science.uva.nl>
To: "Jason F. McBrayer" <jmcbray@carcosa.net>
Cc: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: Re: ascii export of url part of links possible?
Date: Thu, 26 Feb 2009 21:21:04 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <7D422D5E-639F-4638-9045-BBD656A495D8@uva.nl> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <m1wsbdi49t.fsf@bertrand.carcosa.net>

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On Feb 26, 2009, at 4:53 PM, Jason F. McBrayer wrote:

> Eric S Fraga <e.fraga@ucl.ac.uk> writes:
>> On 2009-02-25, Carsten Dominik <dominik@science.uva.nl> wrote:
>>> [...]
>>> I have been thinking that it might be better to force links into
>>> footnotes for ascii export.....
>>> What do you think?
>> I, for one, would find this very attractive.  And it's in line with
>> what some of the text based web browsers generate in ascii dumps of
>> web pages.
> I think that's a good idea, as well.  It might even be particularly
> nice to format the links and the footnotes in such a way that a
> [Markdown][1] processor could understand them.
> [1]: http://daringfireball.net/projects/markdown/

Hmmm, I see what you mean - but I don't think that is a realistic
use case.  If you have an org document, would you then want to go
through ASCII and then markdown for HTML instead of using the direct

And I think that

    I get 10 times more traffic from [Google] than from
    [Yahoo] or [MSN].

is still easier to read than

    I get 10 times more traffic from [Google][] than from
    [Yahoo][] or [MSN][].

So I would need a convincing argument to make it exactly
markdown format.

- Carsten

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  reply	other threads:[~2009-02-26 20:21 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 8+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2009-02-24 20:18 ascii export of url part of links possible? Samuel Wales
2009-02-25 12:51 ` Carsten Dominik
2009-02-26  8:16   ` Eric S Fraga
2009-02-26 15:53     ` Jason F. McBrayer
2009-02-26 20:21       ` Carsten Dominik [this message]
2009-02-27 18:43         ` Jason F. McBrayer
2009-02-26 18:08   ` Samuel Wales
2009-02-26 20:33     ` Carsten Dominik

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