Revised - Revised 2005 proposal for meta-data

Jacob Rus jrus at
Sun Jan 7 20:09:43 EST 2007

Michel Fortin wrote:

> John Gruber wants to introduce the

> [single braket] syntax as a shortcut for reference-style links in a

> future version of Markdown.[^1]


> [^1]: That future is not so far away: the shortcut reference-style

> link syntax is currently implemented in the latest 1.0.2 betas and

> present but commented out in the current PHP Markdown & Extra releases.

Wait, he does? That seems like a somewhat bad idea, likely to break all
sorts of existing uses. How is someone supposed to write [sic], for

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