Kaku 書く (write) is my own markup language. It's inspired by Markdown with a few modification for quotes, links, images and lists handling. It was created to fit my needs and is currently used on this website.
Purpose and mission
Kaku was created as a replacement for Markdown in my own projects. There are two main reasons for its creation:
- I don't like some syntax choices of Markdown, for example the use of of square brackets both for images and links.
- Markdown does not allow using some HTML tags like
How does it work?
Check the syntax on the repository. The parser exists in two branches:
masterbranch is the classic parser as explained below
responsive-lazy-imagesis a modified version with more advanced image management, but severely opiniated so it can work with Ronbun
If you are new to Kaku, use the master branch!
Kaku 書く is a free to use by individuals and organizations that do not operate by capitalist principles. For more information see the license file.