[pmwiki] Re: [Pmwiki-users] discussion on line breaks

Robin robin
Sun Aug 10 18:20:39 CDT 2003

On Sun, Aug 10, 2003 at 03:01:33PM -0600, Patrick R. Michaud wrote:
> Here's a bizarre idea that I'm only lukewarm about but will throw into
> the discussion mix anyway: How about having a special paragraph markup 
> that means "I want a new paragraph within the current block element 
> at the same level".  I'll use "+" here as an example, but it could 
> probably be something else.  
I would be forced to worship you like a hero if you were to introduce 
something to do this. I was looking for a way to do it yesterday, and 
gave up with a not very good compromise. (I was actually surprised that 
* A bullet point[[<<]]
More text on the same bullet point.

didn't work, only:
* A bullet point[[<<]]More text on the same bullet point.

did work. It seems to break the general ignore-linebreak trend (which I 
am used to and love as though it were my own from writing a lot of 
LaTeX:) Of course, I guess you can take it to the same extremes, due to 
the not guarenteed unique markup that LaTeX has (i.e. you can do the 
equivalent of:
* bullet 1 * bullet 2 * bullet 3 
as LaTeX uses \item))

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