@jk I believe it’ll lead to more in-the-wild use, which, if true, is bad for other (non-terminal) clients and for (some) screenreaders. Unlike HTML, they don’t gracefully degrade. I don’t think they’re that hard to produce/emit on the server side so that’s not enough of a deterrent for them.
@Sandra ok, I can see how ANSI font style escapes should at least be optional and off by default for gemtext.
Doesn’t this reasoning extend to all of the escapes, though? Like AstroBotany’s use of color escapes in the Koi pond page?
I should add an option to filter those out, too.
@jk Pre blocks are already a mess so I’ve basically given up on that issue. That’s not to say that I endorse escapes in them. Just that I care more about the other six line types.
@Sandra You probably won't like it. 🙂
In AstroBotany's favor, it does have an account setting to disable ANSI escapes.
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