[kramdown-users] Footnotes

Thomas Leitner t_leitner at gmx.at
Tue Dec 29 14:43:07 EST 2009


> Are you planning on making it possible to refer to a footnote more
> than once at some point? I know it might be a bit harder than what the
> current behavior is doing because you have to keep track of how many
> places refer to the same footnote and then provide links back to these
> places in the footnote itself. However allowing this would be quite
> handy as I've had cases where I have lots of references and many
> places in the document link to just one reference. As for the
> linkbacks in the footnote, you could copy how Wikipedia does it (have
> a b c d e f, etc.)

The current syntax is the one used in PHP Markdown Extra which was
discussed on the Markdown ML. See also
http://daringfireball.net/2005/07/footnotes . Therefore I will leave
the implementation as is for the time being.

-- Thomas


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