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I'd like to sketch out some pseudocode and then share it with other people that won't be using emacs.

Is there a nice way to do this? I'm trying to do it in org-mode, but it's not indenting properly, etc...

  • Someone has written a pseudocode-mode, but as of this writing it only offers syntax highlighting, no indentation. – dsedivec Sep 22 at 20:22
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I don't know of a pseudo-code mode, less so support for that in org-mode.

You can, however, write pseudo-code in #+BEGIN_EXAMPLE blocks, surely without indentation, or you decide for a true language as base syntax and pseudo-code in that and get indentation and pretty syntax highlighting. Ruby might be a good candidate, or good old C/C++, maybe Java...

This is how it could look like:

#+HEADER: :exports both :results output
#+BEGIN_SRC ruby
class Pseudoclass
  def pseudofunction(items)
    add five to each item
  end
end

pseudoinstance = new Pseudoclass instance
call pseudofunction of pseudoinstance with list 2, 3, 4
#+END_SRC

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