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From: Diego Zamboni <diego@zzamboni.org>
To: gmauer@gmail.com
Cc: emacs-orgmode <emacs-orgmode@gnu.org>
Subject: Re: Using backticks for the inline code delimeter?
Date: Wed, 31 Mar 2021 22:31:09 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <CAGY83EfakT4080QQBvV2Ex-SxtYH_pJR9ywaTgXp--jeFdShsQ@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CA+pajWJ99Vsb1VDTnJg9KquzeY=05T16B9bRdHXTKTjLQcfAYw@mail.gmail.com>

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The approach I've taken is to try and stop using Markdown altogether and
write everything in Org, exporting to Markdown for those destinations that
need it.

You could even use https://github.com/tecosaur/org-pandoc-import to
automatically convert/reconvert other formats as needed, and
https://github.com/tecosaur/emacs-everywhere to do it even in other
applications.

It's not perfect - I still have to type Markdown sometimes, but you
can eventually start losing the ingrained backtick habit :)

--Diego



On Wed, Mar 31, 2021 at 8:49 PM George Mauer <gmauer@gmail.com> wrote:

> Markdown uses backticks to denote inline code which should get special
> (typically monospace) formatting, org uses the tilde character.
>
> Now I know that org is not markdown, is far more powerful than markdown,
> and is not (mostly) the same use cases as markdown. But this one use case
> *does* overlap. And the backticks thing is becoming so ingrained that not
> only do I reach for it all the time, but I've seen it crop up on this very
> mailing list and even in some README.org documents.
>
> I would like to submit that org consider adopting backticks as an
> alternate way of denoting inline code.
>
> Aside from any official movement, I would like to add this to my own files
> - is there a straightforward way to extend the org parser to do this?
>

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  parent reply	other threads:[~2021-03-31 20:32 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 40+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-03-31 18:48 George Mauer
2021-03-31 19:16 ` autofrettage
2021-03-31 19:19   ` Timothy
2021-04-01  6:03     ` Marcin Borkowski
2021-04-20 13:30     ` Matt Price
2021-04-20 20:24       ` John Kitchin
2021-04-21 22:37         ` Matt Price
2021-04-20 22:30       ` Tim Cross
2021-04-21 19:22         ` John Kitchin
2021-04-21 19:49           ` Tim Cross
2021-03-31 19:24 ` Sébastien Miquel
2021-04-01 16:49   ` Maxim Nikulin
2021-04-01 17:05     ` Timothy
2021-04-01 18:43       ` Samuel Wales
2021-04-01 23:14         ` Tim Cross
2021-04-01 23:30           ` Joost Kremers
2021-04-02  0:28             ` Tim Cross
2021-04-04  1:13               ` Tom Gillespie
2021-04-04 10:03                 ` Joost Kremers
2021-04-04 12:19                   ` Nicolas Goaziou
2021-04-04 16:46                     ` Bill Burdick
2021-04-04 17:24                       ` Nicolas Goaziou
2021-04-04 19:33                     ` Joost Kremers
2021-04-04 23:06                       ` Nicolas Goaziou
2021-04-06 15:03                         ` Maxim Nikulin
2021-04-19  9:27                           ` Nicolas Goaziou
2021-03-31 19:28 ` Timothy
2021-03-31 19:55   ` autofrettage
2021-03-31 20:31 ` Diego Zamboni [this message]
2021-03-31 21:51   ` George Mauer
2021-03-31 22:27     ` Dr. Arne Babenhauserheide
2021-03-31 22:38       ` Tim Cross
2021-04-01  0:25         ` Samuel Wales
2021-04-01  1:11 ` Bill Burdick
2021-04-01  3:42 ` Greg Minshall
2021-04-01  9:32   ` autofrettage
2021-04-02 11:23     ` Andreas Eder
2021-04-04 17:06       ` Maxim Nikulin
2022-03-19  3:17 chris
2022-03-19  3:24 ` chris

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