Support for AsciiDoc file type?

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Posted 7 years ago by Brian Jepson
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Hi,

AsciiDoc is a markup language similar to Markdown, but AsciiDoc is ideal for writing long-form works such as books. O'Reilly and MAKE both use it to create books (I'm a book editor on the MAKE team).

Here is some more information:

  1. File type name: AsciiDoc
  2. Extensions: .asc, .asciidoc
  3. Markup language used for writing books and articles.
  4. Documentation and specs: http://www.methods.co.nz/asciidoc/
  5. Syntax support in other editors: http://www.methods.co.nz/asciidoc/#_editor_support, Syntax cheatsheet: http://powerman.name/doc/asciidoc
  6. The language is commented with // for inline comments, and //// for block comments.
  7. Most delimiters would make sense for highlighting; the Vim highlighter might give you some ideas about how far to take that.
  8. Example articles: http://www.methods.co.nz/asciidoc/#_overview_and_examples

Thanks,

Brian

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Posted 7 years ago by Actipro Software Support - Cleveland, OH, USA
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Hi Brian,

Thanks for the suggestion, we'll write it down.


Actipro Software Support

The latest build of this product (v3.3.0029) was released 10 months ago, which was after the last post in this thread.

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