[kramdown-users] Proposal: block level image tag

Michael Franzl michaelfranzl at gmx.at
Thu Jul 15 04:22:03 EDT 2010


On 07/15/2010 09:50 AM, Eric Sunshine wrote:
> Taking into account the role of Markdown/kramdown as a tool for
> producing nicely marked-up output from simplified input, then it makes
> sense for it to function in an intuitive manner for the common cases
> even at the expense of the less common cases being a bit more verbose.
> Your proposal that the resulting image would be stand-alone seems the
> more intuitive of the two outcomes, and thus sounds quite reasonable. An
> image within a paragraph is still possible by adding a bit of (ugly)
> HTML markup:
>
> <p markdown="1">![alt text](image.jpg)</p>
>
> This sort of added ugliness for the less common case may be a decent
> compromise.

I agree with Eric on this one. Further, the figure environment allows 
LaTeX to place the image according to it's high typesetting standards.

Michael


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