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Pros of Markdown
Pros of Org Mode
  • 345
    Easy formatting
  • 245
    Widely adopted
  • 194
    Intuitive
  • 136
    Github integration
  • 40
    Great for note taking
  • 2
    Defacto GitHub lingo
  • 1
    Agenda and Calendar
  • 1
    Suitable for long documents
  • 1
    Portable across platforms
  • 1
    Works in CLI via Emacs
  • 1
    Export to md, html, odt, LaTeX etc
  • 1
    GTD Concept
  • 1
    To-Do-Lists/Organiser
  • 1
    Note-taking
  • 1
    Intuitive
  • 1
    Easy formatting

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Cons of Markdown
Cons of Org Mode
  • 1
    Inconsistend flavours eg github, reddit, mmd etc
  • 1
    Limited syntax
  • 1
    Not suitable for longer documents
  • 1
    Non-extensible
  • 1
    No right indentation
  • 1
    No underline
  • 1
    Cannot centralise (HTML code needed)
  • 1
    Unable to indent tables
  • 1
    Not many editors have org mode support other then Emacs

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What is Markdown?

Markdown is two things: (1) a plain text formatting syntax; and (2) a software tool, written in Perl, that converts the plain text formatting to HTML.

What is Org Mode?

It is used for keeping notes, maintaining TODO lists, planning projects, and authoring documents with a fast and effective plain-text system

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