Escaping inside code blocks?
andrea at censi.org
Sun Dec 31 04:24:01 EST 2006
On 12/31/06, John Gruber <gruber at fedora.net> wrote:
> Unless I'm forgetting something, the documentation is wrong. Or,
> more specifically, it is outdated. The idea is that there are no
> escapes in code spans. Just like with code blocks, the contents
> are treated literally. That means the only character you have to
> worry about escaping is '`' itself, and instead of escaping it
> with a backslash or something, the rule is just that you increase
> the number of backticks used as the code span delimiters such that
> if the contents of the code span contains N consecutive backticks,
> you use N+1 backticks to delimit the span.
> > Question 2:
> > What is the Markdown syntax for representing:
> > 1) an inline code span whose string is "`" (only a backtick)
> `` ` ``
So the spaces around the single "`" disappear?
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