[kramdown-users] kramdown table-making has gone completely insane

Shawn Van Ittersum svicalifornia at gmail.com
Wed Oct 13 08:18:12 EDT 2010

> However, think about the following example:
>     This is *not* a `code | span, it continues on the
>     second line and ends` here | some other text here

Why not interpret backticks across multiple lines as multi-line code spans?

> If I parse for code spans line by line, the code span which continues
> to the second line, is not found and therefore this is interpreted as a
> table with two rows and two cells each. However, a human reader would
> probably see the code span...

Right, which is why kramdown should interpret it as a code span, the same way a human reader would.  Principle of least surprise.


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