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Pros of Markdown
Pros of MediaWiki
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    Easy formatting
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    Widely adopted
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    Github integration
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    Great for note taking
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    Defacto GitHub lingo
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    Cons of Markdown
    Cons of MediaWiki
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      Cannot centralise (HTML code needed)
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      Inconsistend flavours eg github, reddit, mmd etc
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      Limited syntax
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      Not suitable for longer documents
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      No right indentation
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      No underline
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      Unable to indent tables
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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 MediaWiki?

      It is a free server-based software. It is an extremely powerful, scalable software and a feature-rich wiki implementation that uses PHP to process and display data stored in a database, such as MySQL.

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