Markdown generates invalid html for a list immediately followed by a quote

John Fraser john at
Mon Jul 9 15:04:55 EDT 2007

If I'm reading Gruber right, you could still do tightly-packed nested
lists; blank lines would remain optional both between list items and
around nested lists.

+1 for line-skipping.


On 7/8/07, Jacob Rus <jacobolus at> wrote:

> John Gruber wrote:

> > That's what I'm thinking the output should be. I think there should be

> > an official rule that all block-level constructs must be separated by

> > a blank line.


> This sounds just terrible to me. I don't want to require huge numbers

> of blank lines whenever I want deeply nested lists, etc. People don't

> always use such blank lines when they write (non-markdown) plain text

> emails or documents, and I think mandating them in general is a mistake.

> The current inconsistent hodge-podge behavior, which horribly breaks

> on all the edge cases, is of course also not the right solution.


> -Jacob


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