pandoc - an implementation of Markdown in Haskell

Robert M. Ullrey robert_ullrey at
Thu Aug 10 18:00:45 EDT 2006


This looks great. I have to wait until GHC is ported to intel Macs
before I can run it, but it looks much more elegant then multimarkdown.


On Aug 10, 2006, at 1:46 PM, John MacFarlane wrote:

> I've just released an early version of a Markdown implementation in

> Haskell (using the Parsec parser combinator library). pandoc converts

> Markdown to HTML, LaTeX, reStructuredText, rich text format, and S5


> slide shows. It partially converts HTML, LaTeX, and reStructuredText

> to Markdown. It also makes it easy to include LaTeX math on HTML

> pages,

> using Peter Jipsen's ASCIIMathML.js.


> Source code and instructions are available at



> pandoc isn't a "fully compliant" markdown implementation. I've

> documented

> the (very minor) differences in the README file.


> I'd be curious to hear any impressions, bug reports, etc. (especially

> if you get it working on Windows -- I've tried it only on linux and

> MacOS X). You'll need the GHC Haskell compiler to compile it.


> John MacFarlane


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