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Re: [O] github: (partial) support for Org-mode files

From: Jambunathan K
Subject: Re: [O] github: (partial) support for Org-mode files
Date: Sun, 09 Oct 2011 19:51:13 +0530
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.0.50 (windows-nt)


> Hi Karl,
> Org-mode support in GitHub is provided by the package org-ruby[1][2].
> Looking at the source code and test-cases here would give you a fair
> idea of what is supported and what is not.  Also, the version of
> org-ruby presently deployed on GitHub is a bit old, and the latest
> release comes with quite a few fixes and new features.
> One of us could probably write to GitHub, asking them to update the
> package being deployed.  I tried contacting them on twitter a few
> weeks back, but didn't work.
> Thanks,
> Puneeth
> [1] - https://github.com/bdewey/org-ruby
> [2] - http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/emacs-orgmode/2011-09/msg00067.html
> On Sun, Oct 9, 2011 at 7:10 PM, Karl Voit <address@hidden> wrote:
>> Hi!
>> Some of you might have already noticed that github[1] does provide
>> some basic support[2] for Org-mode files. Therefore you can use
>> files like «README.org» instead of «README» or «README.txt».
>> I started to use Org-mode format for readme files recently[3]. I
>> realized, that there is only partial support of Org-mode syntax on
>> github.
>> In order to test those settings I ended up in committing various
>> tests in my project just to look how github presents my readme file.
>> Today I created a simple github project for testing purposes (only):
>>            https://github.com/novoid/github-orgmode-tests
>> Probably you might have the very same demand for testing and want to
>> join me in using this Org-mode-github test repository instead of
>> creating one for your own :-)
>> PS: is there an already existing Org-mode demofile containing all
>> basic syntax examples?
>>  1. http://github.com
>>  2. https://github.com/github/markup#readme
>>  3. https://github.com/novoid/Memacs
>> --
>> Karl Voit


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