Markdown-Discuss Digest, Vol 125, Issue 8

Sherwood Botsford sgbotsford at
Mon Jul 8 10:29:46 EDT 2013

On 8 July 2013 00:29, Paul Wilson <pw6163 at> wrote:

> To extend bowerbird's comment about URLs, the (often incorrectly named)

> protocols that I use fairly often cover a lot of options in addition to

> "http", and the implied "https". I find myself using mail, ftp/ftps, rdp,

> sip and a number of others. This emphasises the risks in assuming that an

> underscore will always imply a need for italics.

To extend BB's syntax, the sequence :// must be uncommon in anything
outside a URL. So [string]://[Not White Space] should match any URL


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50042 Range Rd 31
Warburg, Alberta T0C 2T0
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