[Pmwiki-users] Fwd: Bold and Italic Syntax
Wed Jun 30 18:47:59 CDT 2004
On Thursday, 1 July 2004 10:50 AM, Thomas -Balu- Walter <list+pmwiki-users at b-a-l-u.de> wrote:
>On Wed, Jun 30, 2004 at 03:45:32PM -0600, Patrick R. Michaud wrote:
>> On Wed, Jun 30, 2004 at 04:49:21PM -0400, Bronwyn Boltwood wrote:
>> > I've been working on my wiki lately (improving skins, etc.) and have
>> > gotten stuck on the issue of the bold and italic syntax. I'm not a fan of
>> > ''italic'', '''bold''', and '''''bold italic'''''. Instead I want *bold
>> > words*, _italic words_ or /italic words/, and **bold italic words**,
>> > without *bold* getting confused with bullet lists.
>> > Anybody want to help? I don't know any PHP at all, so I'm at your mercy.
>> > :)
>> Take a look at
>for a couple of ideas on this, including
>> some sample code.
>I also thought about this a while ago, but I came to the conclusion that
>I like '',''','''' (looks weird, eh?) more because they are logical
>markup. In fact they are converted to logical HTML too (<em> and
><strong>). And <em> must not always be displayed as italic...
Yes, and one may well extend the logical markup to include, for
example, '/Shrek 2/' to produce <cite> ... </cite>, which defaults
to display italics, but need not.
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