Maruku: a better Markdown interpreter for Ruby.

Bob Hutchison hutch at
Fri Dec 29 12:04:53 EST 2006

On 29-Dec-06, at 7:36 AM, Jan Erik Moström wrote:

> Reply to John Gruber <gruber at> 06-12-28 15:35:


>> I agree that HTML's comment syntax is verbose. And don't get me

>> started on the rules regarding `--` within an HTML comment. I'm

>> not ruling out the idea of a Markdown-specific comment syntax, but

>> given that Markdown already supports HTML comments (in the same

>> way it "supports" all HTML tags), I'm very wary of using up any

>> additional special characters just to make it a bit more

>> convenient.


> While I can live with the HTML style it would be really nice to

> have something else

Especially something that didn't pass the comment through to the
generated HTML.


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