Replied to On the mission of the IndieWeb movement by Chris AldrichChris Aldrich (Chris Aldrich | BoffoSocko)
What you see is what you get (WYSIWYG) is fine when youโ€™re given all the functionality and control you need or want. Itโ€™s when you have additional needs and desires than the tools allow that WYSIWYG becomes a problem. Social media WYSIWYG platforms like SnapChat, Twitter, Facebook/Instagram, et ...
I have found #IndieWeb has challenged my use of markdown, especially in regards to comments. Unless I put in all the tags and code, the links do not flow through. My qualm with HTML is typing everything from scratch. Lately, I have been writing in Markdown and then pasting it into a convertor. Wondering if you use anything different Chris or Greg to make things easier?