tables with Unicode box drawing characters?

david parsons orc at
Thu Sep 10 15:47:20 EDT 2009

In article <871221ae0909100931w5b6da2d4neec60c5a2e9d2b4a at>,
=?ISO-8859-1?Q?Sidney_San_Mart=EDn?= <markdown-discuss at> wrote:

>I believe that Suraj is proposing that Markdown implement David

>Wheeler's proposed table formatting and provide the option to process

>them into tables made up of box characters.

That seems like it would be an extraordinarily non-markdownish thing
to do; redoing markdown into a "convert to html, except for one
ascii-style formating wart" doesn't seem to be particularly useful.

-david "no, I don't think that's a good plan" parsons

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