Re: [Tools-discuss] Why do we even have text formats any more?

Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de> Wed, 28 July 2021 16:50 UTC

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Subject: Re: [Tools-discuss] Why do we even have text formats any more?
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Am 28.07.2021 um 17:42 schrieb Michael Richardson:
>
> Martin Thomson <mt@lowentropy.net> wrote:
>      > I realize that this might be a little inflammatory as far as subjects
>      > go, but bear with me.
>
>      > There are probably a few narrow cases where rendering plain text is
>      > better than HTML.
>
> The time when it's nice to have actual .txt files is when writing code, and
> one needs to search for, and then copy and pasting bits of requirement into the code.
 > ...

Why exactly doesn't that work for HTML? Loss of line breaks in prose?

Best regards, Julian