WIP markup parser (txt -> html)
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commit daf51240a0e3d3328842a7314eb375b29d0ae8a8 (patch)
parent 9dd4642bc4c9111d1d58f506f5065125c9e858ed
Author: Alex Karle <>
Date:   Mon, 27 Dec 2021 15:51:20 -0500

Document "streaming" nature of parsing

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diff --git a/README b/README @@ -1,4 +1,4 @@ -# nihdoc +# `nihdoc` Not Invented Here Doc - - - --- @@ -10,13 +10,18 @@ ## Description -nihdoc is my take at a light markup language to improve my +`nihdoc` is my take at a light markup language to improve my time-to-publish on blog posts. I concede up front that others should likely use markdown, which is both prettier and more well-known, but as a personal challenge I try to keep my blog publishable under *only the OpenBSD base system*. Since there's no markdown parser in base, I had to write my own! +Probably the most interesting feature is that it's is a streaming +parser using only constant space. In other words, it only reads +the input once, never scans, and doesn't store the input in +memory. You can see this if you run it interactively: `cat | nihdoc`. + ## Usage `nihdoc` reads from stdin and prints HTML snippets to stdout. No