Large text fields like notes would really benefit from something like Markdown syntax. Being able to bold, italicize, and pre-format text would be really nice for preserving annotations.
Interesting idea. But this information couldn't be transfered via GEDCOM to other systems, because it isn't specified in the GEDCOM standard. So probably other programs would't understand it.
The nice thing about Markdown is that it is human readable, but yeah, I guess PGV would mis-serve other data that happens to look like markdown.
Perhaps just preserving whitespace would be enough.
Sorry, to be clearer: If you find a space character in a note, serve it as an HTML quot escape, and maybe serve tab characters as 4 or 8 quots
gosh, I am brain damaged today. s/quot/nbsp/g
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