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Re: [emacs-humanities] Elegant way to export org to Markdown ?

From: Jean-Christophe Helary
Subject: Re: [emacs-humanities] Elegant way to export org to Markdown ?
Date: Sun, 3 Oct 2021 13:11:45 +0900

Better solution found: quit sr.ht and move to a gitea implementation.

No hassle, org files are fully recognized.


> On Oct 2, 2021, at 14:20, Jean-Christophe Helary <lists@traduction-libre.org> 
> wrote:
> I'm trying to work with SourceHut (sr.ht) and right now they only accept 
> Markdown syntax for their readme/wiki files.
> Since I work in Emacs/org-mode to write my documents (and try to stick to 
> that), I'd like to know if there is an elegant way to export org syntax to 
> MarkDown.
> I was thinking that the export-dispatch had an option for Plain Text / 
> Markdown, but that doesn't seem to be the case.
> As a workaround, I thought I'd work on a README.org file that I export to 
> HTML, change the name to .md and edit the contents to reduce the markup to 
> the strict minimum... But when I saw the contents of the HTML, I thought that 
> would be way too much work.
> *BUT* MarkDown bien basically HTML *without* the head/body tags, it seems to 
> me that the HTML export-dispatch thing could have a "super simplified MD 
> compatible" HTML option...
> Either way, I need a method to export to something that sr.ht will recognize 
> and process as MD so:
> 1) is there an external "approved" process to convert org-mode syntaxt to an 
> MD-compatible format ?
> 2) if no, what is the not too hard way to hack the HTML output to produce 
> what I need with export-dispatch ?
> ---side note--
> And, Hello to Emacs-Humanities! I was away from the emacs-lists for a year 
> and when I came back I found that this amazing list was born. Last year I 
> started a "go-back-to-school" process that will eventually conclude with me 
> finishing an MA in Japanese studies, and I wrote my first 57 pages research 
> report last year with org-mode/Zotero/NeoOffice (a macOS only LibreOffice), 
> and that was fun. This year I work remotely as a part-time lecturer in 
> translation studies where I'll teach how to use free software in translation 
> (OmegaT/Opaki Framework/Maxprograms) and I wanted to write my teaching 
> material in org on sr.ht, but...
> -- 
> Jean-Christophe Helary @brandelune
> https://mac4translators.blogspot.com
> https://sr.ht/~brandelune/omegat-as-a-book/

Jean-Christophe Helary @brandelune

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