spaces and newlines before list markers (was: evolving the spec)

david parsons orc at
Sat Mar 1 15:20:51 EST 2008

In article <928946aa0803011134y6054af3dq64a00834bfced75a at>,
Joseph Lorenzo Hall <markdown-discuss at> wrote:

>Is there any use case other than the copy and pasting example that

>gets you whitespace before a list item marker? Do people do this on


I do it all the time.

I indent text by 4 spaces, and do

* text


1. text

Worse yet, I do

1. text
2. text
10. text
11. text

A revised markdown syntax that forbade this would be slightly
catastrophic for me.

-david parsons

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