First draft of full syntax docs

John Gruber gruber at
Fri Mar 12 01:09:17 EST 2004

daniel <ghost at> wrote on 03/12/04 at 4:53p:

> under lists:
> "In other words, a number-period-space sequence at the beginning of a 
> line. To avoid this, you can backslash-escape the period:
> 1986. What a great season."
> i don't see a backslash, though.

Good catch. Fixed.

It's the old "you have to double-backslash literal backslashes"
thing; like telling Perl or PHP to print a backslash followed by the
letter 'n':

    print "\\n";



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