jacobolus at gmail.com
Sat Jul 19 07:32:30 EDT 2008
Jurgens du Toit wrote:
> If you look at a formatter like tidy, it's got a lot of options where you
> can turn certain behaviour on and off, making it much more useable for a lot
> of people. Wouldn't it improve the usability of Markdown if these kind of
> options were present?
No, it would be a compatibility nightmare, for no benefit.
> Another thing, is it possible to convert newlines to <br/> tags? I tried
> nl2br before and after passing the string to markdown, but either way
> there's to many br tags then.
Put two spaces at the end of a line to insert a line break like this.
> Is it a bug or a feature that the following two texts get formatted
> My shopping list
> + Bread
> + Milk
> + Cheese
It is most definitely a feature. Imagine you had text something like:
To calculate the result, we add the two numbers 5
+ 6, and we obtain the sum 11. Then we compute 11
It would be horribly inconvenient if this was interpreted as a list.
(Forgive the contrived example.)
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