Universal syntax for Markdown

Arno Hautala arno at alum.wpi.edu
Wed Aug 10 18:08:50 EDT 2011

On Wed, Aug 10, 2011 at 16:29, David Chambers
<david.chambers.05 at gmail.com> wrote:


> I don't understand why a significant number of people in this community feel

> that Markdown is a special case and that each of us should be responsible

> for extending it as we see fit.

It's largely because Markdown is open source, so anyone can change it,
but the owner is happy with where it stands, so the official line is

The various forks could indeed get together and come up with a single
standard, but it would have to distinguish itself from Gruber's

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