Mike Morearty
28 Mar 2011

I love plain text

I’m a programmer, so I’ve always loved plain text, and I’ve always been bad at doing most things that require me to work with richer formats. For example, if you ask me to create some sort of schematic or diagram, I always spend way too long working on it, and it never comes out looking very good.

That’s why I am so excited with all the wonderful tools that are becoming more and more prevalent, that allow me to work in the medium in which I am so comfortable – good old plain text – and yet to output to very rich formats.

For example:

This is the way things are supposed to be. It feels so right.

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