Links in DF's Markdown?
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Fri Aug 3 00:48:23 EDT 2012
*On Wed, Jul 18, 2012 at 3:24 PM, Owen Densmore <owen at backspaces.net> wrote:
> I noticed the markdown used for http://daringfireball.net/projects/markdown/
> had this:
> Discussion List <a id="discussion-list" />
That's 2005-vintage XHTML-ish markup. You wouldn't write it today. No
reason the id can't be on the heading.
> I rather like avoiding a "compile" step so use the MD as the page source,
> with js-markdown-extra doing the conversion.
Except that avoiding a compile (transform) step for you comes at the
cost of making *every* requestor do it client-side, right? Every
requestor on every page load, every time. With so many easy-to-use
static site generators around these days ...
... it's wasteful to claim client-side CPU for what you could have
done once, in seconds. Capisce? :)
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