[WMS] Re: Thoughts on standards

  • From: Reini Urban <rurban@xxxxxxxx>
  • To: wiki@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 06 Oct 2004 22:17:28 +0200

Florian Festi schrieb:
>>No: one page - one markup style.
>>We store the markup style in the page metadata. To decide which markup
>>parser should be used to display the page. (on save it's actually not
>>used, just to store the markup option in the page meta-data)
> Ok, I just got confused by this MarkupSkin discussion. So you simply 
> suggest to invent a new markup and not to take care about conversion 
> issues.
> I think we don't have to discuss if the wiki engines will have both 
> markups side by side, offer a conversion script, or extend their markup to 
> meat the standard. This is a thing of the wikis them self.

Just define InterWikiMarkup (and hopefully InterWikiExchangeFormat 
also), and let the engine developers decide how to implement it.

Conversion discussion (the hard piece) will focus on 
Reini Urban

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