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I’ve come to enjoy writing posts, transcriptions, reading notes, and even formal papers using markdown and its variants. I really want to do so with this blog as well, but it’s cumbersome. For wordpress.org sites, there is a plugin to use markdown. But of course, plugins aren’t available on the wp.com side. I started this blog as one of my first-ever entries into the world of the web, and went with wp.com because it was comfortable and easy. I certainly could migrate it to a self-hosted site, but if I’m doing that, then I’m going to move it off of wordpress altogether. I could also write the posts in markdown, transform them to html, and then cut-and-paste the html into a new post in the web browser. That sounds like a pain in the ass, and duplicates files where duplication isn’t necessary.
In the meantime, I still want to write…
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