Ordered list syntax.

Jason Clark jason at jclark.org
Fri Mar 26 11:16:32 EST 2004

On Mar 25, 2004, at 6:08 PM, John Gruber wrote:

> We want two things:
> 1.  To make it hard to accidentally trigger a list.
> 2.  To make it possible to create a single-item list.
Why do we want #2?  I have to think that is such an infrequent need 
that it's better to avoid it.  I can always use HTML for that entry.  
Plus, counting spaces seems like a non-intuitive way to go.

If you really want #2, what about this;

#. A one-item list.

Can't imagine any reason for typing that except to create a list.

Jason Clark <jason at jclark.org>

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