[kramdown-users] using kramdown in xhtml

Shawn Van Ittersum svicalifornia at gmail.com
Wed Jun 9 04:52:30 EDT 2010

I prefer named entities for readability. Could there be an option to  

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On Jun 9, 2010, at 3:53 PM, Thomas Leitner <t_leitner at gmx.at> wrote:

> On 2010-06-08 13:02 -0700 Matt Neuburg wrote:
>>> On 6/8/10 10:31 AM, john muhl wrote:
>>>> is it possible to use kramdown in an xhtml document? or someway to
>>>> say you want numeric entities instead of named entities; e.g.
>>>> `&#8220;` instead of `&ldquo;`?
>> I agree that this option sounds desirable. I generally prefer numeric
>> to named entities.
>> Just to be clear, though, named entities are legal in XHTML. So this
>> would be purely an XML matter. Also, the usual approach in a feed is
>> to enclose everything that might be (X)HTML in <![CDATA[...]]>
>> delimiters.
> Is there any advantage in using named entities besides being better
> understandable? I don't have a preference regarding named or numeric
> entities, so if numeric entities are preferred, I will modfiy the HTML
> parser to emit numeric entities.
> -- Thomas
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