Soooo, gopher and related projects are too limited, html5 has 3d rendering which is insane, and markup by carelessly using all the symbols breaks the ability to write out Japanese emotes, or even how you write out math. And there are new desires like twitch emotes. (ノ>ω<)ノ :。・:* :・゚'★,。・: *:・゚'☆ So here’s a theoretical spec for what markup lang I’d make, with the following goals: light on “symbol namespace” pollution