Maruku: a better Markdown interpreter for Ruby.

Jan Erik Moström lists at
Sat Dec 30 10:36:36 EST 2006

Reply to A. Pagaltzis <pagaltzis at> 06-12-30 16:30:

>The problem is that there is effectively no spec. There is a

>format documentation, but there are many cases it does not

>specify precisely (or at all). In that case, only the behaviour

>of can be of guidance; but it is not clear which

>behaviours are correct, which are incidental, and which are bugs;

>precisely because no thorough spec exists.

I agree about the lack of a formal definition (this was
basically the reason I asked yesterday about formatters doing
"real parsing") but in my opinion this is not the main problem,
the main problem is that there are different supersets of markdown.


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