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Allow Markdown markup RRS feed

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  • I argue that the forum user is given the option to format his message as Markdown because

    * it's a popular markup exemplified by its use on the popular discussion sites Stack Exchange and GitHub (and with a limited syntax in f.e. Google Hangout and Talk)
    * its syntax is significantly simpler than the current HTML markup option, f.e. for common markup such as quote, link, list, italic, bold, code
    * it's relatively non-costly to implement because parsers exist in most languages

    Monday, January 21, 2013 4:35 PM

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