Markdown RFC?

John Gruber gruber at
Mon Feb 18 21:00:35 EST 2008

On Feb 18, 2008, at 7:11 PM, Waylan Limberg wrote:

>> Yes, it's called <g>.


> I have to respectfully disagree. Mr. Gruber himself has said a few

> times on this list that just because does something

> doesn't mean it's right. In fact, my recollection is that he indicated

> the syntax rules are the final authority and that fails in

> some instances.

The syntax documentation at
should be considered the closest thing to a reference, but it's
certainly not a formal specification. I could give a rip about formal
specifications, truth be told.


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