Markdown file extension

A. Pagaltzis pagaltzis at
Mon Oct 9 18:40:20 EDT 2006

* Fletcher T. Penney <fletcher at> [2006-10-10 00:25]:

> But wouldn't it make sense to try and have a consistent file

> extension for Markdown files for those who want something more

> specific than .txt or .text? More and more applications are

> supporting them in various a consistent file extension to

> indicate that not only is this a text file, but more

> specifically it's a text file containing Markdown syntax.

Agree; in addition, it would be nice if the effort to register
an official MIME type for Markdown could ever be picked up and
seen to fruition, for exactly the same reason as applied to the

Aristotle Pagaltzis // <>

More information about the Markdown-Discuss mailing list