'_' in the middle of a word

Lasar Liepins lasar at liepins.net
Thu Jul 4 10:16:46 EDT 2013

On 2013-07-04, at 16:06, ST <smntov at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi,


> I recently started to use Markdown and I really enjoy it. There is only

> one thing that bothers me - '_' in the middle of a word. For example

> some_file_name.txt will display "file" italicized which is annoying. Why

> not to ignore all "_" which are not followed or preceded either by a

> whitespace or by a newline? In this way file in some_file_name.txt will

> not be italicized but in some _file_ name it will.


> What do you think about sucha a change to Markdown?

it has been discussed many times. It seems that the implementations
are fairly split on this point. Many already ignore Underscores
inside words:




_Lasar Liepins
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