on the philosophical aspects of a specification
jgm at berkeley.edu
Wed Mar 5 11:41:52 EST 2008
> A list item's parent is the most recent list item whose bullet is indented
> less than its own. If there's no such parent, then the item belongs to a
> root-level list.
> Is there any case where this doesn't do the right thing?
I think this is a good proposal. The only case I can think of where
it gives intuitively wrong results is this (which involves roman
numerals, not currently supported in core Markdown, though they are in
But, on balance, I think this proposal is the best I've seen --
certainly better than expecting users to know the four-space indent
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