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== Blogentries
People's opinions on creole.

* [http://www.eekim.com/blog/2006/08/07/wikimania2006creole]
* [http://www.ecyrd.com/ButtUgly/wiki/Main_blogentry_290806_1]
* [http://www.blogschmog.net/blog/?p=420]
* [http://www.blogschmog.net/blog/?p=395]
* [http://wiki.sheep.art.pl/wiki/2006-08-29_wiki]
* [http://www.cosmocode.de/en/blogs/gohr/20060823230943/index.html]
* [http://www.emacswiki.org/cgi-bin/alex/2006-09-04_Wiki_Creole]
* [http://wiki.sheep.art.pl/2007-01-31_wiki]
* [http://www.oddmuse.org/cgi-bin/oddmuse/Comments_on_Creole_Markup_Extension]
* [http://socialsynergy.typepad.com/social_synergy/2007/04/the_technosocia.html]
* [http://www.mindtouch.com/blog/2007/11/12/wikicreole-10-spec-official/]
* [[http://moinmo.in/MoinMoinTodo/Release%201.7/SyntaxReferenceForCreole|discussion on the MoinMoin site]]
* [[http://www.tschlotfeldt.de/node/596]] (in German)
* [[http://wikifeatures.wiki.taoriver.net/WikiMarkupStandard|Page on WikiFeatures wiki]]
* [http://www.mobiphil.com/?p=21 Comments on Creole's link markup]

add your blogentries here...

== Mailing Lists
* [[http://www.wikisym.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/wiki-research|Wiki research mailing list]]
* [[http://www.wikisym.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/wiki-standards|Wiki standards mailing list]]

== IRC Channel

* Creole: #creole on freenode
* Wiki: #wiki on freenode

== Wiki Conferences

* RecentChangesCamp - http://www.rocococamp.info/ - Montreal, 18-20 May 2007
* Wikimania - http://www.wikimania.org/ - Taipei, 3-5 Aug 2007 (lecture and poster presentation on Creole)
* WikiSym - http://www.wikisym.org - Montreal, 21-23 Oct 2007

== Newsletters
* [OLPC news|http://laptop.media.mit.edu/laptopnews.nsf/latest/news?OpenDocument]

== Other Discussions and Markup Standardization Attempts

* [[Crossmark]] - markup standard for [[One Laptop Per Child]] project
* [[http://ghestalt.ghilbert.org/wiki/WikiMarkup|Ghestalt]] - variant of WikiCreole especially for Ghilbert proofs
* [Meatball Discussion on Wiki Markup Standard|http://www.usemod.com/cgi-bin/mb.pl?WikiMarkupStandard]
* [Markdown|http://daringfireball.net/projects/markdown/] - lightweight markup language used in variety of programming languages
* [mozilla.org Markup Reference|http://www.mozilla.org/contribute/writing/markup] 
* [New syntax draft|http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Wikipedia_Signpost/2005-06-13/New_syntax_draft] - Daniel Lee Crocker's proposal for MediaWiki syntax reform
* [Textile|http://www.textism.com/tools/textile/]
* [TikiWiki RFC|http://tikiwiki.org/RFCWiki]
* [YAML|http://www.yaml.org/] - machine parsable data serialization format designed for human readability 
* [[Microformats]] - markup for the [[semantic web]]
* [[http://www.w3.org/Tools/YODL.html|YODL]] - an old and discontinued text markup
* [[http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc1896|RFC1896]] - text/enriched MIME type specification
* [[http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc2646.txt|RFC2646]] - The Text/Plain Format Parameter (includes quoting, signatures and flawed paragraphs)
* [[http://kb.mozillazine.org/Thunderbird_:_FAQs_:_Viewing_Headers#Enhanced_plain_text_features| MozillaZine - Mail content types]] - Thunderbirds' enhanced plain text features
* [[http://catb.org/jargon/html/writing-style.html|Hacker Writing Style]] - in Eric S. Raymond's "The Jargon File"
* [[Wikipedia:Emoticons]] are markup.
* [[Wikipedia:Comparison_of_lightweight_markup_languages]] give some overview
* [[http://nepomuk.semanticdesktop.org/xwiki/bin/view/Components/WikiModel|WikiModel]] - offers a model for wiki documents
* [[http://docutils.sourceforge.net/rst.html|reStructured Text]] - markup system

== Related Initiatives
* [[http://www.tei-c.org/|Text Encoding Initiative]] -- an organisation for developing an international and interdisciplinary standard that enables libraries, museums, publishers, and individual scholars to represent a variety of literary and linguistic texts for online research, teaching, and preservation.

== Other Wiki Standardization Attempts
* [Amo API|http://www.eu.socialtext.net/amo/index.cgi?the_amo_api]
* [Interwiki Workshop, Wikisym 2005|http://ws2005.wikisym.org/space/Interwiki+Workshop]
* [Meatball:WikiSyntax], [Meatball:WikiMarkupStandard], [Meatball:WikiCoreAstStandard], [Meatball:SillyTextFormattingRules]

== Critics on Markup Mess
* http://goessner.net/articles/wiky/