Re: RFC: Better formatting for long descriptions
On Thu, Apr 16 2009, Tzafrir Cohen wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 16, 2009 at 04:01:20AM -0500, Manoj Srivastava wrote:
>> Umm. I am not sure that follows. I am also not convinced we need
>> to invent our own rules. Text::Markdown or Text::MultiMarkdown could
>> help. And they do not seem to have issues with recognizing
>> indentation/different characters as denoting levels of lists.
> Character-level formatting of markdown as well?
> Two examples:
> * From abcmidi:
> This package contains the programs `abc2midi' and `midi2abc', which
Yup, this one is a problem.
<p>This package contains the programs <code>abc2midi\' and</code>midi2abc\', which</p>
So using ` as a quote seems to be an issue.
__> egrep '`' /var/lib/dpkg/available | wc -l
Less than 150 instances.
> * From alltray:
> KDE, XFCE 4*, Fluxbox* and WindowMaker*.
> (*) No drag 'n drop support. Enable with "-nm" option.
__> echo "KDE, XFCE 4*, Fluxbox* and WindowMaker*.
(*) No drag 'n drop support. Enable with "-nm" option." | markdown
<p>KDE, XFCE 4*, Fluxbox* and WindowMaker*.
(*) No drag 'n drop support. Enable with -nm option.</p>
Hmm. Looks fine to me.
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