[m-dev.] change NEWS file to HTML

Peter Wang novalazy at gmail.com
Mon Aug 30 12:19:22 AEST 2010

On 2010-08-30, Julien Fischer <juliensf at csse.unimelb.edu.au> wrote:
> Hi,
> The NEWS file is currently a text file, but each time we release
> Mercury we have to go through it and mark it up as HTML for the
> website.  I propose that we make the master copy of the NEWS file
> be in HTML and generate the text version from that, e.g. as we do
> with the WORK_IN_PROGRESS file.
> Any objections?

Yes; editing HTML is horrible.

With only a few tweaks the NEWS file would conform to Markdown syntax,
then you can run it through Pandoc.  http://johnmacfarlane.net/pandoc/

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