Markdown as genericized

Jeff McNeill jeff at
Wed Jul 9 21:20:16 EDT 2014

Markdown has become genericized (and was never registered or defended as
intellectual property). See

The idea that Gruber has to (or even ever would) sign off on anything is
counter to his behavior and stated opinion on the matter. His historical
involvement and contemporary non-involvement should not become an
impediment or even an issue for markdown-related development.

Jeff McNeill
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