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Reini Urban
March 23, 2008 13:16
Re: pod wiki?
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Michael G Schwern schrieb:
> Reini Urban wrote:
>> To Schwern about
>> It's nice to have a state-of-the-art wysiwyg wiki, but I'd vastly 
>> prefer a pod wiki. Isn't this possible?
> Yes.  Information about it is on the wiki. :P
> But rather than convert the whole wiki into POD, which isn't necessary 
> the greatest general-purpose wiki language...

Well. I'm used to just pod, and it looks nice after pod2html.

>> E.g. I try to create a F<perloptreeguts.pod> for core without the 
>> usual patches submission and review, just online community 
>> interaction. We'll see, just an attempt.
>> At first I had to convert it from pod to the social text wiki syntax 
>> (Thanks Aristotle btw.), and now when I try to get to the real guts
>> I have to convert it back from social text to pod. This drives me
>> crazy.
> One of the reasons I picked SocialText, aside from it being the easiest 
> to install, [1] is that it's written in Perl, is (now) Open Source and 
> can be customized.
> We haven't taken advantage of that much yet.  Well, seems like this is a 
> perfect opportunity.  It is possible to write a syntax plugin that 
> formats POD into an HTML snippet.  Here's an example of how it's done.
> If someone would write one up we'll install it.  Syntax can be as simple 
> as:
> {pod:
> ...your pod here...
> }
> POD goes in, HTML comes out.

That's awsome!
I will see if I have enough time. The motivation is strong enough.
Reini Urban

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