[Tagging] How to tag named group of named water areas?

Paul Allen pla16021 at gmail.com
Sun Nov 11 12:15:03 UTC 2018


On Sun, Nov 11, 2018 at 1:42 AM Dave Swarthout <daveswarthout at gmail.com>
wrote:

> Mateusz,
>


> I've been a programmer in my earlier life so I'm not a newbie when it
> comes to looking at and interpreting code but the markup language for the
> Wiki is, IMHO, simply horrible.
>

It's vile.  There are cheat sheets, but it's still vile.  However, there's
also a visual editor.  Which
isn't vile, but is somewhat sub-optimal (I usually end up editing the
source despite it being vile).

However, if you can find a page (or pages) that are similar to what you
want to achieve, cutting
and pasting source can get you a lot of the way, with the cheat sheets for
the final tweaks.  Do
enough of it and you learn how to do the common stuff.

The mark-up language is unlikely to change.  Too much legacy stuff.  There
may be additions
in the form of kluges on top of kluges, but backwards-compatibility means
it will remain vile.

I expect a lot of responses from people telling me how wonderful the
mark-up language and
visual editor are.  But these things are somewhat subjective, so bear in
mind I'm expressing how
it seems to me (and at least one other person).

-- 
Paul
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