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Sign your name under each item with which you agree and write how strongly you feel about this issue, and your reasons. If you want to see the earlier proposal for this poll, please see Creole 0.6 Poll Archive.

List markup character (- or *)#

List markup character should be - #

  • ChuckSmith: avoids conflicts with bold, was more used before wikis for lists
  • Axel Rauschmayer: I can live with any solution that has been proposed so far. Still: Asterisks look "fat" and unnatural for lists, I'm using whitespace plus '-' (ListMarkupAlternatives) in my wiki and found that usability only suffers in extreme cases, while basic cases look really nice (and can be pasted into an email without confusing the recipient).

List markup character should be * #

  • Radomir Dopieralski: asterisks are massively more popular on wikis and are not as confusing when used to form nested lists

Space required after character (Y or N)?#

Space required after character#

  • your name here
  • RadomirDopieralski: many users do not use a space after the character and this lack of requirement would make Creole potentially confusing and non-user-friendly by inviting unreadable markup

Space NOT required after character#

  • ChuckSmith: strongly, many users do not use a space after the character and this extra requirement would make Creole potentially confusing and non-user-friendly

Escape character desired (Y or N)?#

Escape character desired#

  • ChuckSmith: weakly, this would help considerably in discussions revolving around code issues

Escape character NOT desired#

Escape character (or \)?#

Escape character should be ~#

  • ChuckSmith: strongly, does not conflict with line breaks, and is not likely to be in text already

Escape character should be \#

  • RadomirDopieralski: if an escape character is used at all, it should be the traditional one, with the traditional behavior.

Monospace and nowiki#

nowiki is monospace in in-line and block#

nowiki is only monospace in block#

  • ChuckSmith: if you want in-line nowiki, you probably do not want monospace, whereas block nowiki typically depicts something that should be displayed in monospace

nowiki is never monospace#

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