Markdown bug

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Fletcher Penney

07 Sep, 2018 03:31 PM

There seems to be a bug in your Markdown parser. Nested lists result in the second level list being treated as a code block instead of as list item. For example:

1. Foo

Second paragraph

2. Bar

* One

* Two

Second paragraph

This also applies to subsequent paragraphs that follow those list items (the second "second paragraph" in the example).

(Needless to say it's a bit embarrassing when the support website of the guy who makes one of the oldest variants of Markdown can't properly parse Markdown.... ;) So hopefully this can be fixed before any of my users notice it.)



  1. 1 Posted by Fletcher Penney on 07 Sep, 2018 03:33 PM

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    Looks like spacing was stripped out?

    Here it is again with Markdown turned on

    1.  Foo
        Second paragraph
    2.  Bar
        *   One
        *   Two
        Second paragraph
  2. Support Staff 2 Posted by brandi on 10 Sep, 2018 08:12 PM

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    Hi Fletcher,

    Taking a look.

  3. 3 Posted by Fletcher Penney on 10 Sep, 2018 11:33 PM

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    The email message I received looks like it stripped the blank lines from the Markdown sample, which would naturally change the interpretation.

    Just in case, here it is on BabelMark 2:*+++One%0A%0A++++*+++Two%0A%0A++++Second+paragraph


  4. Support Staff 4 Posted by Courtenay on 14 Sep, 2018 11:22 PM

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