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penflip for script writing: Fountain

Markdown is adequate for tech writing and for fiction, but not for scriptwriting (stage, TV or movie). There is a Markdown variant, Fountain (http://fountain.io) which permits writing scripts in simple text files -- thus suitable for the Git update/merge model -- and converting Fountain syntax files directly to various formats (http://fountain.io/apps). All that's needed to add support to penflip would be to support Fountain-Markdown conversion to PDF and other formats as with normal markdown. There exists one javascript converter that might drop in (https://github.com/mattdaly/Fountain.js).

Started by davecortesi Discussion started Oct 27, 2013