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  • typograms

    That looks like a bug, thanks for finding it!

    You are welcome to send PRs if you have the inclination!

    https://github.com/samuelgoto/typograms

  • FedCM

    A privacy preserving federated identity Web API

    That's precisely where I've been using them the most :)

    https://fedidcg.github.io/FedCM

    Not for everybody, I agree, but it is kinda of ironic that you mentioned "may be like an IETF proposal." :)

    Also, technical blog posts, e.g.

    https://code.sgo.to/2022/04/11/metamath.html

  • Appwrite

    Appwrite - The Open Source Firebase alternative introduces iOS support . Appwrite is an open source backend server that helps you build native iOS applications much faster with realtime APIs for authentication, databases, files storage, cloud functions and much more!

  • mermaid

    Generation of diagrams like flowcharts or sequence diagrams from text in a similar manner as markdown

  • goat

    Render ASCII art as SVG diagrams

    Not on the list of related work is "GoAT" (Go ASCII Tool):

    https://github.com/blampe/goat

  • asciiflow

    ASCIIFlow

    Could have something a little more usable if you pasted into a tool like https://asciiflow.com/ and then copied your edits back into source.

    Or an editor plugin with something like the automatic table formatting you get with emacs org-mode.

  • kroki

    Creates diagrams from textual descriptions!

    My desktop text editor, KeenWrite[0], allows referencing variables within the main document text and figures. KeenWrite uses Kroki[1] to provide a wealth of diagram formats. In the screenshots[2], a Graphviz-based family tree is shown that uses character names sourced from an external YAML file. Those same variables can be used when writing prose. Change the variable in a single location and the family tree is updated and rendered immediately.

    You can't do that with Google Docs, Lucid Chart, Word, OpenOffice, Scrivener, etc.

    [0]: https://github.com/DaveJarvis/keenwrite

    [1]: https://kroki.io/

    [2]: https://github.com/DaveJarvis/keenwrite/blob/master/docs/scr...

  • keenwrite

    Free, open-source, cross-platform desktop Markdown text editor with live preview, string interpolation, and math.

    My desktop text editor, KeenWrite[0], allows referencing variables within the main document text and figures. KeenWrite uses Kroki[1] to provide a wealth of diagram formats. In the screenshots[2], a Graphviz-based family tree is shown that uses character names sourced from an external YAML file. Those same variables can be used when writing prose. Change the variable in a single location and the family tree is updated and rendered immediately.

    You can't do that with Google Docs, Lucid Chart, Word, OpenOffice, Scrivener, etc.

    [0]: https://github.com/DaveJarvis/keenwrite

    [1]: https://kroki.io/

    [2]: https://github.com/DaveJarvis/keenwrite/blob/master/docs/scr...

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