The goal last time was a macro processor. I write a lot of math
articles. I get tired of writing
<sup>2</sup> every time I want a
superscript 2. Even if I bind a function key to that sequence of
characters, it's hard to read. But now, with my new Blosxom macro
processor, I just insert a line into my article that says:
#define ^2 <sup>2</sup>
and for the rest of the article,
^2 is expanded to
world's worst macro preprocessor
This is, without a doubt, an incredible idea and one I wish I
had thought of. I already use shortcuts like this, such as
“---” for “—” (an em-dash) or “``” for the nice
open double quote that are “baked” into the code so to speak, but the
ability to add more on a per-entry basis would be very neat indeed.
I'll have to look into this a bit more.
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