Universal syntax for Markdown
info at wandernauta.nl
Wed Aug 10 15:04:44 EDT 2011
I think the idea is the 'classic' Markdown is also supposed to be the
universal one. If you want or need more features, you can choose one of the
many non-standard variants, but they are just that: non-standard variants.
I, for one, like Markdown as it is.
On Wed, Aug 10, 2011 at 20:56, Florian Sperlich <flo.sperlich at googlemail.com
> because of the great editor "Writer" from Information Architects I've
> learned about Markdown and I love it. But it's very confusing, that
> there are so many standards with different features: classical
> Markdown, Markdown Extra, MultiMarkdown. I think for most users and
> the spreading of Markdown it would be nice, to have only one syntax.
> And this universal syntax should have the additions of MultiMarkdown:
> footnotes, tables, definition lists, citation, metadata (author,
> title, date), and so on... Because I think many people would like to
> have these additional functions in Markdown. And who doesn't need
> these additional functions, simply doesn't use them.
> I think, one universal Markdown-syntax with the additional
> possibilities of MultiMarkdown would be less confusing for consumers
> and would help to spread Markdown in more apps and to more users.
> Because it's really great!
> Best regards,
> Flo Sperlich
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