[cgi-wiki-dev] Formatters reorg

Kake L Pugh cgi-wiki-dev@earth.li
Sat, 2 Oct 2004 07:03:29 +0100

Tom wrote:
>>> Anyway, ideally, you'd use some meta-api like
>>> Formatter->from("POD")->to("HTML")->format($pod)

Kake wrote:
>> So the idea is that you're very rarely likely to use these modules 
>> directly?

On Thu 30 Sep 2004, Tom Insam <tom@jerakeen.org> wrote:
> It's a suggestion, sure. Do people like it?

It seems better than having to remember which way round things go.

Another question: suppose there's already a UseMod-to-HTML formatter
on CPAN and I want to upload another - say it supports fewer features
but is much faster, or differs in some other way.  What should it be
called and how would Formatter.pm cope with it?