Dag Wieers wrote:
> On Sun, 4 Feb 2007, Stuart Rackham wrote:
>> Dag Wieers wrote:
>>> I always liked the way asciidoc did titles by putting a line under them.
>>> Nevertheless the '= title' way of doing it is incompatible with most 
>>> wiki's syntax. A title in wiki's is usually '= title ='.
>>> Would it be possible to allow both, so that asciidoc is compatible with 
>>> both ways of doing it ?
>> I'm not familiar with the trailing ='s syntax, is it a common Wiki 
>> convention? It would be easy to make trailing ='s optional i.e. the 
>> following would be equivalent:
>> == My Title
>> == My Title ==
>> Is this what you're suggesting?
> Yes. MoinMoin apparently uses it and looking at the wikimatrix.org 
> website, you see others use that as well. (DokuWiki, Giki, IkeWiki, 
> JAMWiki, miniWiki, MoniWiki, OpenWikiNG, etc, etc...). There are more who 
> do the trailing = than not.
> And since it's so easy to allow it...

OK, I've implemented this for the next release.

>>> Frankly, I don't know what the rationale is for doing it like this.
>> I had a couple of requests for this (you either like it or hate it), the 
>>   actual syntax follows the Ruby RDoc documentation format.
> That's fine. If you look at wikimatrix.org, it's scary how much different 
> syntaxes people invented for essentially the same thing :)
> If the syntax would be replacable in wiki's and one could hook up asciidoc 
> in place of the internal parser. Now that would be useful.
> Kind regards,
> --   dag wieers,  [EMAIL PROTECTED],  http://dag.wieers.com/   --
> [all I want is a warm bed and a kind word and unlimited power]

Cheers, Stuart

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