ANN: python-markdown2 -- another Python implementation of Markdown

Trent Mick trentm at
Fri Nov 2 20:12:25 EDT 2007

Hello all,

I'm announcing python-markdown2 -- another Python implementation of
Markdown. (MIT license.)

It should be a drop-in replacement for
[]( It
fixes some issues that I ran into with [^1]. I believe
that it is faster than [^2] and on par or a little faster

It is basically a re-write of in Python and generally
generates the *exact same* output as There is a fairly
extensive test suite [^3] -- including testing with some of the
"MarkdownTest" and "MDTest" test suites. I've also started on
implementing some of the common extras [^4] (some patches from Adam

I welcome any feedback.


[^1]: I had tried a long while back to send some bug reports/patches
to Yuri (I believe the maintainer of, but my emails
bounced. Unfortunately I didn't notice the discuss list of sourceforge
at the time. I'll send those out soon, Yuri, if you are listening.




Trent Mick
trentm at

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