I can't decide if this is a great idea, or a terrible one…
Here's the problem it solves:
Markdown is supposed to look good both as plain text and when parsed to HTML. This *mostly* works for things like emphasis, but it doesn't work well for links.
So, here's the idea: a markup language that defines link text as anything between a zero width space and a `(` and the URL as everything before the `)`
So I could write:
> I wrote a blog post (https://www.codesections.com/blog/) about gtypist
@codesections I would never want invisible control codes in my markup files. The typical way of
is pretty readable, but the footnote version
is nicer for print.
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