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

Joseph Lorenzo Hall joehall at
Sun Mar 2 23:02:51 EST 2008

On Sun, Mar 2, 2008 at 7:14 PM, Seumas Mac Uilleachan <seumas at> wrote:


> What's needed is a way to distinguish your edge case from the general

> case where it would be a list. Do you use two white spaces to preserve

> the line breaks? Perhaps that could be the trigger in this case - a line

> ending in two white spaces prevents the next line from being formatted

> as a new list.

I don't tend to end each line with two spaces (it's emacs'
justification). best, Joe

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