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From Keith Turner <>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Reviewing design documents
Date Fri, 04 Apr 2014 17:40:01 GMT
Why not have the design doc in markdown only?  I assume its not expressive

For the ACCUMULO-1000 design doc I used asciidoc to try that out.    The
asciidoc source was readable like markdown and maybe more expressive than

On Fri, Apr 4, 2014 at 12:45 PM, Josh Elser <> wrote:

> On 3/28/14, 9:39 AM, Keith Turner wrote:
>> On Fri, Mar 28, 2014 at 12:23 AM, Sean Busbey<
>> >wrote:
>>  >Aside from the occasional stability problem, I really like the idea of
>>> >using ReviewBoard. It has the best option for in-context commenting
>>> amongst
>>> >our options at Apache AFAICT.
>>> >
>> Another plus is that the inline discussion threads go w/ a version of the
>> document.  Josh suggested using 378 as an experiment w/ using RB for
>> design
>> docs.  I am going to convert it to markdown and post it to RB later today.
> I snarked about this on RB, but I'm really not enjoying making the design
> doc using markdown so that it can be used in reviewed as plaintext. I spent
> a lot of time with type formatting in a "rich text" editor, to essentially
> have it all thrown away.
> The localized commenting on reviewboard is nice, but making updates to the
> document is definitely not fun.

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