A test, writing a basic blog entry on Write Freely, the Fediverse aware ActivityPub supporting blogging platform.
I have resisted learning Markdown. Primarily through apathy, but more recently as I’ve come to the realisation that Swartz and Gruber ignored longstanding existing conventions for marking up plain text with asterisks, underscores and slashes to come up with their own clunky, redundant format instead.
I will shake my fist at these kids and yell at them to get off my lawn.
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