Re: Please look at your groups' charters rendered through markdown

Warren Kumari <> Mon, 20 September 2021 22:10 UTC

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Date: Mon, 20 Sep 2021 18:09:42 -0400
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Subject: Re: Please look at your groups' charters rendered through markdown
To: Robert Sparks <>
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GROW had attempted to add some sort of formatting, with  '----' to break
things up.

These have (unsurprisingly) turned into horizontal rules. There was also a
"list" of URLs which has been munged.

Neither of these are really major issues, but perhaps we should try and
figure out some method for chairs to make formatting only charter updates
after the change?
It seems like it would be silly to have a "real" recharter to change:

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## Some Relevant References:


On Mon, Sep 20, 2021 at 1:34 PM Robert Sparks <> wrote:

> Chairs -
> I have added a page that shows how the current charter for a group
> renders with markdown, comparing side-by-side with the current rendering.
> See, for example,
> Please look the variant of that page for all of the groups you are
> responsible for (and feel free to explore others).
> Bring any issues with the markdown rendering of the current charter text
> to me.
> If we don't have major issues to address with any existing charter text,
> I plan to switch the main /about page (and the charter document view
> page) to render through markdown with the next datatracker release.
> RjS

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