No Markdown in <div>s or <table>s ?

Dan Dascalescu ddascalescu+markdown at
Thu Apr 23 16:09:17 EDT 2009

> Go re-read the first three paragraphs of the docs on inline html [1].

> Processing markdown within divs just doesn't fit in with the purpose

> of markdown as stated there (i.e.: writing format v. publishing

> format). The fact is, a div, although meaningless in itself, is for

> publishing purposes.

Indeed, just like CSS is for presentation and even progressive
MultiMarkdown only allows a small subset of it:
[image]: "Image title" width=40px height=400px
style="border 1px black solid";

But I must ask:

>From a utilitarian standpoint, does it benefit anyone that Markdown

doesn't parse markup inside divs?


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