How to insert a blank line between blockquote paragraphs?

Waylan Limberg waylan at
Wed Oct 24 16:18:11 EDT 2012

On Wed, Oct 24, 2012 at 4:09 PM, Thomas Maibaum <thomasmaibaum at> wrote:

> Hello everyone,


> First off, I'm new to this list, so if this has been dealt with before, I

> apologize. I was unable to find a solution in Google.


> My question is, how do I insert a blank line between blockquote paragraphs

> so that they are visually separate? I often need to put two or three

> separate blockquotes in a row, without any regular text between them, but

> Markdown always renders the HTML output like one long quote. Like this:

Well, if you don't want the output to be visible, and as Markdown
accepts raw html, why not an html comment. Like this:!--+blank+line+--%3E%0A%0A%3E+bar%0A%0A%3C!--+blank+line+--%3E%0A%0A%3E+baz

\X/ /-\ `/ |_ /-\ |\|
Waylan Limberg

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