At July 26, 2001 the txt2tags version 0.1 was released.
It had six targets (txt, html, sgml, pm6, mgp, moin), command line was the only interface (with just one option -t), a few supported structures and marks, no translations, poor documentation, a dozen users, 461 lines of code.
Today its code is 10 times bigger, we have many options and features, translations to 10+ languages, extensive documentation, a great world-wide user base and a nice team of contributors.
I’m happy to notice that even getting this far, txt2tags continues to honor its very first and most important goal: be simple. The markup keeps being easy and minimalist. The advanced features are available if you need them, but aren’t required for the daily use.
The program also entered on a mature stage. The latest version was released about a year ago and no important bugs were found on this period. In this case, no news is good news :)
But wait, news are coming soon. Hold your breath for the next posts.
Thanks everybody for your support on my little project for all these years. Let’s hope in 2011 I can write a post called “10 years and we’re still here” :)