markdown do not support Strikethrough ?
jgm at berkeley.edu
Fri Jul 23 11:45:27 EDT 2010
+++ Arno Hautala [Jul 23 10 07:42 ]:
> On Fri, Jul 23, 2010 at 03:27, david parsons <orc at pell.portland.or.us> wrote:
> > Arno Hautala <arno at alum.wpi.edu> wrote:
> >>I could have sworn that this was done using dashes.
> >>-Apparently that's not so.-
> > But how do would you visually differentiate that markup from
> > regular hyphens in text? (There are already cases -- the lowly
> > underscore springs to mind -- where the reference markdown does
> > the non-obvious thing.)
> Agreed. How common is it to actually want to strike out text anyway?
> I've clearly not done it much; thinking a non-existent feature was the
> It's just not something that's useful or common enough to warrant
> inclusion, especially when using actual HTML is a simple and effective
Pandoc supports strikethrough with ~~this syntax.~~
I have some regrets about the choice, because I don't think
"strikeout" is a particularly natural interpretation of this markup.
But using HTML isn't a great solution for pandoc, which supports many
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