Ash Berlin

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Markdown's List Handling

Posted on Jan 23 2010

Jeff Atwood of recently posted a rant/diatribe against Markdown, whilst at the same time declaring his love for it…

I agree 99% - the 1% where I don’t agree is point #3 is a non-issue for me.

When evilstreak and I wrote markdown-js recently we spent hours ranting against the fact that the ‘specification’ for Markdown is the broken implementation of (As for why we wrote a new implementation, well thats a whole other story. Main reason being needed an intermediate representation to play with.) Take this particular gem:

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