Disambiguate List Item Followed by Code Block

Waylan Limberg waylan at gmail.com
Wed Feb 18 13:19:18 EST 2009

On Wed, Feb 18, 2009 at 12:33 PM, David E. Wheeler <david at kineticode.com> wrote:

> Howdy,


> Quick question: Since list items with multiple paragraphs need to be

> indented four spaces, and code blocks are also indented four spaces, is

> there any way to disambiguate a list followed by a code block?

This was a hotly discussed issue a while back with all sorts of
suggestions. Search the archives. I believe the final consensus was to
create an alternate markup for codeblocks, which address both this use
case and well as consecutive, but separate, codeblocks. However, I
believe that only PHP Extra and Python implementations have
implemented fenced code blocks.


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Waylan Limberg

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