What does Markdown do with HTML comments? Recommendation on Markdown file extension?
bucephalus.org at gmail.com
Wed May 4 21:45:24 EDT 2011
this is very helpful. Thank you!
On Thu, May 5, 2011 at 3:23 AM, Waylan Limberg <waylan at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, May 4, 2011 at 9:03 PM, bucephalus org <bucephalus.org at gmail.com>
> > Hi there!
> > (1.)
> > It may sound awkward, but I would like to use comments in Markdown texts.
> > According to the rule that proper HTML works as HTML, I should be able to
> > use
> > <!-- blablabla -->
> > But the converters I use do strange things with comments. Is there an
> > official rule about that?
> As you can see here , most implementations pass comments through.
> : http://babelmark.bobtfish.net/?markdown=<%21--++blablabla+-->
> Yes, you are right. It turns out, that I made a type error in my own tests.
I didn't know this babelmark.bobtfish.net, and it is a great tool (even
though some of the converters are quite outdated).
> > (2.)
> > I wonder if there is a recommended standard file extension for Markdown
> > source files.
> > For my own files I always use `.markdown`.
> > But other important sources seem to prefer `.text`.
> > Do you have an opinion on that, or is there even a standard?
> This has been a hotly debated topic in the past and IIRC J. Gruber
> (the creator of Markdown) has indicated that he will not support a
> standard and he personally uses '.text'. However, most projects I'm
> aware of use '.md' or '.markdown'. Personally, I prefer '.txt' or
> '.text' but notice what happened when I requested that github work
> with that .
> : https://github.com/mojombo/jekyll/issues/230
> O.k. This is interesting. I need to think about all that, but I suppose, I
am not convinced in the end. I think, there should be some special standard
other than `txt` or `text`.
But of course, have a/no standard is more important than having my standard
as standard, so I can live with that.
Thank you, again, for your kind response.
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