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Add a 'design' folder to keep track of random stuff.
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|+I know I'm coming to this thread rather late, but I actually have run usability|
|+tests comparing a WYSIWYG editor (iWeb) to a non-WYSIWYG editor based mostly on|
|+Here's what I've found that users struggle with when using markdown:|
|+Tags that require character-level precision. For example, a user's inclination|
|+is to put a space between the square brackets and parentheses when making a|
|+link--but that doesn't work. Likewise, lists only work when there is a space|
|+after the asterisk or dash.|
|+They get paragraphs fine, but users are often inclined to use a single linebreak|
|+(when formatting an address, for example) and these are ignored if you don't add|
|+two spaces to the line before. Not intuitive, and those two spaces are|
|+More complicated tags, like for links and images, slow them down more than|
|+simple ones (like for strong and em)--but they can eventually get it if there's|
|+a helpful guide.|
|+Users are often not confident that X will work or unsure of exactly what it will|
|+Users don't always understand paths, directories, files, file extensions, URLs,|
|+etc. This makes making links and images difficult.|