Re: Developments in the review cycle

Subject: Re: Developments in the review cycle
From: Ryan Young <ryangyoung -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 6 Apr 2016 15:40:42 -0700

Interesting. Why is it like rolling back the clock? I know Markdown doesn't
support finer-grained elements, but you can use XHTML elements in Markdown
as a supplement. That said, some people have made a good argument for rST
instead:
http://ericholscher.com/blog/2016/mar/15/dont-use-markdown-for-technical-docs/

Using Git and Markdown is still good for collaboration: developers would
largely rather stick with their tools (Git/text editor or IDE/command line)
than something even as easy as Confluence. It might be a drawback for other
contributors.

If you use your 10-user Confluence scheme, the price point comparison is
true. If you have to work with a Confluence instance that has over 50
users, though, they start to equal out (if you get the desktop Prince
licenses, which we did).

On Wed, Apr 6, 2016 at 2:48 PM, Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com>
wrote:
>
>
> Switching from XHTML source in Confluence to Markdown in files seems
> like rolling back the clock five years, unless there's a wiki that
> uses Markdown source. And even then, Prince is way more expensive than
> Scroll PDF Exporter.
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References:
Developments in the review cycle: From: Erika Yanovich
RE: Developments in the review cycle: From: Steve Hudson
Re: Developments in the review cycle: From: Ryan Young
Re: Developments in the review cycle: From: Robert Lauriston
Re: Developments in the review cycle: From: Ryan Young
Re: Developments in the review cycle: From: Robert Lauriston

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