A few strange behaviours or bugs?

Jim Byrne jim at glasgowwestend.co.uk
Sat Oct 30 17:01:02 EDT 2004

Hi Michel,

Thanks for the quick reply.

I apologize for my lack of detail.

Markdown was not used to enter the source on these pages - it was all
entered by hand as HTML. I have had a read through the pages you mention -
and noted the advice about putting blank lines before and after block level
elements - unfortunately that does not seem prevent the extra paragraph tags
being added.

For example, in the page at http://www.gawds.org/show.php?contentid=97 the
entire content (added via a form) is bracketed by <div> and </div>. When I
space out the HTML to ensure there is blank lines separating these block
level elements - the final </div> is processed by Markdown and becomes

Please prompt me for further detail if required.

Thanks - I appreciate your help.

All the best,


on 10/30/04 8:32 PM, Michel Fortin at michel.fortin at michelf.com wrote:

> Hi Jim,
> Definitively, there is strange/incorrect HTML on these pages. But it's
> hard to really understand what is happening without knowing what was
> the input given to Markdown.
> To be useful, a good bug report usually needs the original
> Markdown-formatted source, the expected HTML result, and the actual
> result you obtained. Also, it's best to limit the samples to
> problematic parts when possible.
> * * *
> It seems you have some inline HTML (like div tags) inside the text. You
> should make sure you respect Markdown's limitations when doing this.
> <http://daringfireball.net/projects/markdown/syntax#html>
> Michel Fortin
> michel.fortin at michelf.com
> http://www.michelf.com/
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