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Publish all scientific papers in markdown format

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@bgcarlisle i dunno, friend

but, yeah, and maybe browsers should start rendering markdown

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@bgcarlisle which ones?! who? how? links??

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@meena Beaker Browser does, if I recall correctly!

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@meena @bgcarlisle We've been discussing allowing Markdown as submission to the Journal of Cheminformatics. The first submission is PDF anyway and therefore not a problem.

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@egonw @bgcarlisle how do you handle complex formula?

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@meena @bgcarlisle

github.com/PeerJ/paper-now was an experiment for #PeerJ. Not sure whether it caught on.

joss.theoj.org/ is definitely accepting MD (for each paper, go to its "Software repository" and there to the "paper" folder) but likely also other plain-text formats

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@bgcarlisle okay, having had enough coffee and "awake time" for my brain to start "working" i can now string this question together:

what about mathematical formulas?

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@bgcarlisle
Old scientists: * cry in LaTeX *

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@bgcarlisle never ever - it's got to be restructuredtext ;-)

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