Markdown comments

Magnus Lie Hetland magnus at
Tue Sep 19 03:06:54 EDT 2006

On Sep 19, 2006, at 0:01, A. Pagaltzis wrote:

> * Michel Fortin <michel.fortin at> [2006-09-18 03:55]:

>> Maybe Markdown should do something about double-hyphens inside

>> comments. This way, a user could comment out any piece of

>> Markdown text -- like this paragraph -- without having to

>> worry about the double hyphens it contains.


> FWIW, HTML Tidy converts hyphen sequences in comments into equals

> sign sequences.

How about entity-encoding the hyphens? Or will that not help wrt. the
XML syntax? (The semantics of the text would at least remain the
same... No?)

Magnus Lie Hetland

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