RedCloth and Rails


#1

Has anyone had any experience with RedCloth for rails. It is a textile
system. I haven’t spot checked the code and was wondering if it caused
any lockups or other issues.


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#2

No problems for me.

Joe


#3

Berlin B. wrote:

Has anyone had any experience with RedCloth for rails. It is a textile
system. I haven’t spot checked the code and was wondering if it caused
any lockups or other issues.

http://whytheluckystiff.net/ruby/redcloth/

RedCloth is excellent. I doubt you will have any difficulties with it.
It is very mature as far as Ruby libraries go.


John L.
http://wiseheartdesign.com


#4

I take it back - I do have some problems with RedCloth. I’ve been
importing a lot of test and hyphens and asterisks trip up the text. For
example:

ROR-Ruby on Rails-1.1 is near

blah blah blah


blah blah blah

The first results in a strike-through; the second often in an open bold
tag. But, the text I’ve been importing is kind of wacky, and these are
pretty trivial which can be cleaned up manually.

Joe


#5

There is one issue with Redcloth to be aware of before you start (from
the wiki):

"If you you are using Rails v1.0, make sure you are using RedCloth 3.0.3
instead of 3.0.4. You can then use textilize() correctly. See below for
what happens if you don?t do this

You can do this by running

gem install redcloth --version “3.0.3”
gem uninstall redcloth --version “3.0.4”

"
basically hard_breaks don’t quite work properly if you don’t follow this
advice.

otherwise, splendid!

dorian


#6

Joe wrote:

The first results in a strike-through; the second often in an open bold
tag. But, the text I’ve been importing is kind of wacky, and these are
pretty trivial which can be cleaned up manually.

_why is a really nice guy. I’m sure he wouldn’t mind a few failing test
cases that reproduce the problem you are experiencing. :slight_smile:


John L.
http://wiseheartdesign.com