markdown's reference links with the implicit name syntax - improvement suggestion?!?
MEC at stowers.org
Fri Feb 5 09:16:18 EST 2010
yuri - informative and splendid - thanks very much for the education - i've been using Markdown.pl and some apache directives to filter *.md files through it. I'll try the python version. Perhaps footnotes will be sufficient for my purposes....
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> Subject: Re: markdown's reference links with the implicit
> name syntax - improvement suggestion?!?
> > Is there some way of extending markdown in this direction.
> It really depends on what you mean by "markdown".
> Historically, proposals for extending the reference
> implementations do not tend to go very far. Note that the
> last official release of Markdown.pl was in 2004... With
> alternative implementations, your chances are little bitter.
> Michel occasionally incorporates really promising suggestions
> into PHP Markdown Extra. (I am guessing it would need to be a
> lot more compelling.) We, of Python Markdown, tend to remind
> people who ask for new features that we offer an extension
> framework  that would allow you to change Python Markdown
> to do things like you suggest in a few dozen lines of code.
> - yuri
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