Data loss issue: Adjacent List Types

Már Örlygsson mar.nospam at
Wed Jun 8 03:07:15 EDT 2011

>  The list numbering behavior is documented, so it's not a bug;

Absolutely correct - it is broken by design.
What I meant to say was that from a naïve user's (writer's) point of
view, it's a bug.

Changing this behaviour in Markdown would obviously cause sloppy
list-numbering to appear here and there existing documents, but
requiring users to keep their ordered list numbering straight isn't
usually a huge burden.

(I guess that support for wiki-style #. syntax for auto-numbering
<ol>s would be a good idea.)


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