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Re: [asciidoc-wg] And another introduction

Hi Ben,

Thank you for joining the mailing list and introducing yourself! We'd definitely appreciate any insights you have from transitioning your standards to AsciiDoc as well as any advice or help regarding standardization that you have the time to provide. We also hope that AsciiDoc's acceptance will increase with the creation of a specification that's had input from a community that includes people from lots of different industries, domains, and perspectives.

Your endorsement of Eclipse's process also gives us confidence that members of this community will be comfortable working in this environment.

Best regards,


On Tue, Feb 18, 2020 at 2:52 AM Benjamin Engel <benjamin.engel@xxxxxxxx> wrote:

Hi folks,


I was really happy to see the push to standardization. I myself work for ASAM, a standardisation organisation in the automotive industry, with a focus on the simulation domain (one part of which is the standardisation of e.g. domain specific languages). I have recently been transitioning all our current and new upcoming standards to the asciidoc format for their specification & documentation so I have a vested interest in helping this WG reach its goal! One roadblock I have been encountering is precisely this lack of a defined standard for the language, a step which will definitely drive the acceptance in the industry as a whole. I also really like the move to Eclipse, whose open-source approach I have been using as an example in developing our own workflow for open source when applied to standardisation.


I look forward to joining in and contributing to the future discussions!


Best regards,


Ben Engel

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