Markdown file extension

John Gruber gruber at
Mon Oct 9 18:50:47 EDT 2006

Fletcher T. Penney <fletcher at> wrote on 10/9/06
at 6:20 PM:

> I was not too keen on ".mdml", but did like the ".mdtext"

>that someone else pointed out. All in all, I don't much care

>what a consensus extension is, but would happily use it if

>there was one.

If you're going to go to six characters for ".mdtext", then why
not go to eight characters and use ".markdown"? That's what I
would use.


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