'_' in the middle of a word

Fletcher Penney fletcher at fletcherpenney.net
Thu Jul 4 10:18:35 EDT 2013

This is one of the first changes that most Markdown-derivates implement, including mine (MultiMarkdown).

You'll find out quickly that "Markdown.pl", the original implementation by John Gruber is no longer under active development, but there are many alternative programs to implement the Markdown syntax, or variations of it.


On Jul 4, 2013, at 10:06 AM, 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?


> Thank you,

> ST


> _______________________________________________

> Markdown-Discuss mailing list

> Markdown-Discuss at six.pairlist.net

> http://six.pairlist.net/mailman/listinfo/markdown-discuss

Fletcher T. Penney
fletcher at fletcherpenney.net

More information about the Markdown-Discuss mailing list