what this has to do with markdown

Fletcher T. Penney fletcher at fletcherpenney.net
Mon Jul 8 08:47:22 EDT 2013

I did the same with MultiMarkdown. The main times I didn't want intraword italics appearing was in file names and urls, where the underscore character is much more common than asterisks. If you need two asterisks inside a file name, you can use the back tick approach.


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> On Jul 8, 2013, at 8:08 AM, Michel Fortin <michel.fortin at michelf.ca> wrote:


> Actually, this is a problem. If you're using Markdown to write Japanese or any other language that does not separate words using spaces, italics will not work at all. This is part of the reason Markdown Extra retained "intraword" emphasis using asterisks.

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