Revised - Revised 2005 proposal for meta-data

Jelks Cabaniss jelks at
Sun Jan 7 20:45:33 EST 2007

Jacob Rus 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 example?

By continuing to write [sic]. The only problem would be if you were put
something like this at the bottom and not really mean it...



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