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The future of text is #markdown, but the future of #markdown isn’t standardization.
Markdown is great because it is built for graceful degradation, with the ultimate fallback system.

This makes it portable, resilient, and robust.
In the aftermath of the printing press, books became streamlined, simpler.

In a networked world, text drives toward being portable and fluid.
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This is a fascinating idea.

You create text, and then that text gets turned into a URL.

And the trick is that all of the text is stored directly in the URL—Nowhere else.

ht @LinusEdwards
Why would this be useful?

The main reasons I can think of are:
1. Styling & formatting (you can use full HTML)
2. Taking advantage of Twitter's built-in link-shortening

That is, you can include a full page of styled content in a URL, which then can be included in a Tweet.
You can do a stripped-down version of this with Data URIs.


But does it work in a Tweet?

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Working on

🔥 Web app to convert Markdown to Slideshow.

#webApp #webdev #php #js #markdown
You can live edit your markdown.
Any markdown slide file can be imported like this…
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