Possible bug in Markdown.pl with `<<` handling

Michel Fortin michel.fortin at michelf.com
Tue Sep 12 21:59:01 EDT 2006

Le 11 sept. 2006 à 23:27, A. Pagaltzis a écrit :

> * Michel Fortin <michel.fortin at michelf.com> [2006-09-12 00:50]:

>> Your first suggestion, escaping `<`, doesn't work as Markdown

>> doesn't consider `<` to be an escapable character. I'd be

>> interesting if it did however, as it is currently impossible

>> to write anything like a <tag> outside a code span or a code

>> block.


> But there is. You just write `&lt;tag;`, no?

Hum, yeah. I missed the obvious. (Assuming you meant `&lt;tag>`, or

But still, I think it would be more natural if `<` could be escaped
without an HTML entity reference.

Michel Fortin
michel.fortin at michelf.com

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