Disclaimer: this is a very nerdy blog entry. It is about lightweight markup languages and why I think that Org-mode is the best lightweight markup language for many use-cases. And with lightweight markup language, I do mean the syntax, the way you express headings, lists, font variations such as bold face or italic, and such things.
- Is Intuitive, Easy to Learn and Remember
- Is Standardized
- Is Consistent
- Can Be Easily Typed
- Makes Sense Outside of Emacs
- Has Excellent Tool Support (If You Want)