Markdown development

Waylan Limberg waylan at
Fri Mar 5 23:49:54 EST 2010

On Fri, Mar 5, 2010 at 5:10 PM, david parsons <orc at> wrote:

> In article <20100305211753.GA27237 at>,

> John MacFarlane  <markdown-discuss at> wrote:

>>Currently big players like reddit and github

>>use forms of markdown that depart significantly from John Gruber's

>>official specification;


>     Okay, I'm curious.   Since I'm the writer of the "forms of markdown"

>     that reddit and github use, just exactly where does discount depart

>     significantly from JG's official specification?

See this:

I think their assumptions about newlines is way off. But otherwise,
the additions they added make sense in the context of that site.

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