[wp-hackers] Text Flow & Markdown

Jonathan Leighton turnip at turnipspatch.com
Wed Jun 1 14:47:15 GMT 2005

Michel Fortin wrote:

> I've written an analysis explaining why it is so difficult to
> integrate *correctly* an alternate syntax into WordPress. It's all
> done in the perspective of Markdown. It explains all the workarounds I
> have to implement to correct existing problems in the plugin.
> I wrote this in part hopping it will inspire someone to improve the
> text filtering system for WordPress. The current one is very powerful,
> but in my experience it's a mess to work with.
> If you read it, don't forget to take a glance at the text-flow diagram
> I made. Here is the text:
> <http://www.michelf.com/weblog/2005/wordpress-text-flow-vs-markdown/>

This is an excellent post... especially the diagram which is very
useful. Could something be done for more consistency with the text
processing? (As outlined in the post).


Jonathan Leighton aka. Turnip
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