markdown do not support Strikethrough ?
ddascalescu at gmail.com
Fri Jul 23 21:10:54 EDT 2010
On MojoMojo, which also uses Markdown, we use the <del> tag. And
example of how that's rendered is at
On Fri, Jul 23, 2010 at 08:45, John MacFarlane <jgm at berkeley.edu> wrote:
> +++ 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
> output formats.
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