[ANN] Showdown -- A javascript port of Markdown

John Fraser showdown at attacklab.net
Wed Feb 28 14:18:38 EST 2007

On 2/28/07, Andrea Censi <andrea at censi.org> wrote:

> I have a dream: when I receive a message in my web-based email reader

> (gmail), something detects whether the sender used Markdown

> conventions, and in that case the message gets converted to HTML.

I'd been hoping somebody would use Showdown to hack Markdown support
into gmail, but I'd imagined it happening on outgoing messages. Doing
it on incoming mail might even be easier, since you don't need to screw
around with google's rich edit control.

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