Julian 'Julik' Tarkhanov
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Wed Dec 1 16:04:16 EST 2004
It is used, simply because PHP is now much more widespread.
But when I tried to integrate it into my personal project I found that
processing through the shell call to Markdown.pl is simply faster
(feels like it is by orders of magnitude faster).
On 1-dec-04, at 19:05, John Gruber wrote:
> Matt Mullenweg <m at mullenweg.com> wrote on 11/30/04 at 9:44pm:
>> WordPress 1.2 with a slightly old version of PHP Markdown included has
>> been downloaded well over a hundred thousand times. 1.3 will include
>> latest at time of release. I'm also working on forum software that
>> use Markdown as its syntax, and looking at adapting it for use with
> Yeah, my gut feeling is that PHP-Markdown is in use by more people
> than Markdown.pl. Michel's efforts are much appreciated, and I think
> have a lot to do with Markdown's (the syntax) growing popularity.
Julian "Julik" Tarkhanov
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