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Metanorma available for macOS as Homebrew formula

Metanorma is now available on macOS as a native install through the Homebrew package manager.

Nick Nicholas on 23 Jan 2019

Writing in Asciidoctor, Part 4

Two types of section have specialized content, which requires additional markup: Terms & Definitions, and Bibliographies.

Nick Nicholas on 15 Jan 2019

Metanorma now available on Windows as Chocolatey package

Metanorma is now available on Windows as a native install package through the Chocolatey package manager.

Nick Nicholas on 25 Dec 2018

Writing in Asciidoctor, Part 3

Asciidoctor documents are text; so if you already have a document in a PDF file, or a Word file, or an HTML file, the simplest thing to do is to copy its text into a text document, and then to mark it up.

Nick Nicholas on 16 Dec 2018

Writing in Asciidoctor, Part 2

By gradually building up the document, and testing it as you go, you can prevent unpleasant surprises later on.

Nick Nicholas on 15 Dec 2018

Writing in Asciidoctor

Asciidoctor documents are text; so if you already have a document in a PDF file, or a Word file, or an HTML file, the simplest thing to do is to copy its text into a text document, and then to mark it up.

Nick Nicholas on 11 Dec 2018

What Metanorma is

Metanorma defines common formatting and conventions across standards; the various flavors provide functionality specific to each standards body. That includes different validation, different formatting options, and different styling.

Nick Nicholas on 05 Dec 2018

What Metanorma is for

Why Metanorma? If you're in the business of writing standards documents, you are in the business of writing some of the most complicated documents there are. Here's a better alternative than ... Microsoft Word.

Nick Nicholas on 29 Nov 2018

Metanorma wins two Gold Stevie Awards at 2018 International Business Awards

This year's judges lauded the development of Metanorma as a "revolutionary concept", noting that, "Setting standards for standardization is a very important requirement. This is a great initiative." Another judge remarked that to anyone who has to administrate such standards, Metanorma "will seem like a godsend."