Disambiguate List Item Followed by Code Block

John MacFarlane jgm at berkeley.edu
Wed Feb 18 20:01:16 EST 2009

+++ Waylan Limberg [Feb 18 09 13:19 ]:

> 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.


> http://michelf.com/projects/php-markdown/extra/#fenced-code-blocks

pandoc too:

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