For a list of punctuation with their English names, see Terms.
Identical. However, in OLPC if a list goes from 1. to n. in sequential order it will be treated the same as if it only had number signs.
* item 1 ** item 1.1
* item 1 * item 1.1
Creole accepts only asterisks whereas OLPC accepts both asterisks and hyphens.
Mixed Unordered and Ordered Lists#
* one level deep unordered *# two levels deep ordered ## also two levels deep ordered
* one level deep unordered # two levels deep ordered
The same except we do not force there to be equal signs at the end of the header. (Comment: should we change this behavior? --ChuckSmith)
Internal and External Links#
OLPC has tentatively agreed to change their syntax to match ours. Pending this, identical.
Paragraphs#(blank line makes paragraph)
OLPC implements this as Markdown does, which is to create a new paragraph after a blank line (two line breaks).
Linebreaks#(consensus: treat line breaks as line breaks) (best practice: line continuations made with backslash at end of line)
I am unsure how OLPC implements this.
(can we at least consider the way markdown does things, which is to use a new paragraph when there are two line breaks, and a hard line break if the line ends with 2 spaces, but otherwise allow hard wrapped markup to produce soft wrapped html? this is much nicer for editors limited to 80 characters per line)
Nowiki and preformatted in-line or block#
Creole: triple curly brackets will preformat and monospace the given text.
<raw This text is not parsed>
This $$text will appear$$ as monospace.
OLPC is currently considering changing their syntax to match our triple curly braces.
Placeholder / Native Markup Block#
OLPC does not have this element as it is specific to Creole.
An ideal solution would eliminate the word Image from this spec. We need to reach a consensus on images.
OLPC (any of the following work - a subset of what works in Markdown):
- - - * * * --- ***
We need to reach a consensus on horizonal lines.