Markdown Extra Spec: Parsing Section
jgm at berkeley.edu
Fri May 9 15:06:08 EDT 2008
> > could be converted into a reference-style link like this:
> > [[link with embedded brackets]]
> I don't believe Markdown allows for links to be defined like this. A
> reference style link would be defined as:
> [[link with embedded brackets]][link with embedded brackets]
> [link with embedded brackets]
Newer versions of Markdown.pl and PHP Markdown do allow the trailing
'' to be omitted.
% Markdown.pl --version
This is Markdown, version 1.0.2b8.
Copyright 2004 John Gruber
I agree that without this style of reference links, it would make more
sense to distinguish between link text and 'refnames'. But this style of
link gives a reason not to distinguish them.
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