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From: TRS-80 <lists.trs-80@isnotmyreal.name>
To: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: Google Docs now supports MarkDown, but not Org syntax
Date: Wed, 04 May 2022 20:41:11 -0400	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <87y1zg24m0.fsf@isnotmyreal.name> (raw)
In-Reply-To: 87ee2jk0he.fsf@gmail.com

Ken Mankoff <mankoff@gmail.com> writes:

> Google Docs now supports MarkDown, not Org syntax :(.
> https://workspaceupdates.googleblog.com/2022/03/compose-with-markdown-in-google-docs-on.html
>   -k.

There is a Free Software (AGPL3.0) alternative to Google Docs called
HedgeDoc.  We have used it a little bit (within Armbian project) and I
think it's pretty neat! [0]

From their web page:

> HedgeDoc
> The best platform to write and share markdown.
> HedgeDoc (formerly known as CodiMD) is an open-source, web-based,
> self-hosted, collaborative markdown editor.
> You can use it to easily collaborate on notes, graphs and even
> presentations in real-time. All you need to do is to share your
> note-link to your co-workers and they’re ready to go.

Of course it does not do everything that Google Docs does.  But for
common use-case of simple documents, it works quite well for

Unfortunately, HedgeDoc does not support Org Mode markdown, either.  But
at least, in this case, thanks to F/LOSS, the possibility exists (at
least in theory) to add it.


[0] Even though I personally prefer Org over MD by quite a huge margin,
MD is what the Armbian project uses, so, 'when in Rome...'

  reply	other threads:[~2022-05-05  0:42 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 4+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2022-03-30 13:56 [O] Google Docs now supports MarkDown, but not Org syntax Ken Mankoff
2022-05-05  0:41 ` TRS-80 [this message]
2022-06-11 12:48   ` Jean Louis
2022-06-18  6:46     ` Ihor Radchenko

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