map syntax

Sherwood Botsford sgbotsford at
Sat Nov 2 09:09:01 EDT 2013

>From previous discussions on this board I suspect your best bet is to post

process. I think the BB code will pass through MD unchanged. If MD
mangles it, try to enclose it in < >. Then write a script that goes
through the MD output file and tweaks it as necessary. OR modify the code
of the forum engine to read the mangling that MD gives it.


Sherwood of Sherwood's Forests

Sherwood Botsford
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50042 Range Rd 31
Warburg, Alberta T0C 2T0

On 2 November 2013 02:55, Дмитрий Киселев <dmitry.v.kiselev at>wrote:

> Hi everybody.


> I want to implement web map posting syntax for markdown.

> There is the project which do that for some forum engines



> May be I do that as a plugin (not everybody needs post maps in their md

> documents)


> So I want to discuss a format for thous maps.


> For forum bb code it's looks like


> [map=zoom,lon,lat]features; separated; by; semicolons(with, optional,

> parameters)[/map]


> =zoom,lon,lat and features are optional.

> If there is no zoom - map will fit features, if there is no features map

> will be

> centered on lon lat with zoom level.

> If there is no features ether zoom and map center - there will be default

> world map.


> So how about this


> map[zoom,lon,lat]features; separated; by; semicolons(with, optional,

> parameters)


> I'm not good in md, and don't know what will be the best syntax for maps.


> --

> Best Regards

> dmitry.v.kiselev at


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