Disambiguate List Item Followed by Code Block
jgm at berkeley.edu
Wed Feb 18 12:50:09 EST 2009
+++ David E. Wheeler [Feb 18 09 09:33 ]:
> Quick question: Since list items with multiple paragraphs need to be
> indented four spaces, and code blocks are also indented four spaces, is
> there any way to disambiguate a list followed by a code block? Example:
> * This is a list
> * And so is this.
> Is this a second paragraph in the second list item,
> or a code block?
> It looks like Markdown.pl and discount agree that it should be a second
> paragraph. If that is indeed the standard, what should I do if I actually
> want to follow a list with a code block?
You can insert an HTML comment between them. It's a kludge, but
that's the only way I know of.
* This is a list
* And so is this.
<!-- end of list -->
Definitely a code block.
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