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Delimiters in link and image title attributes #308
Hey all, I’m currently in the process creating a markdown parser/stringifier (no, not another one, rather, one that focusses on Markdown itself, not HTML
During the process of adding CommonMark support, I came across the fact that it is not possible to generate a title attribute, which contains it’s delimiter, which works in Markdown.pl, GitHub, and CommonMark.
(The same goes for images.)
I understand CommonMark’s stand: it supports escapes and entities, to me the most logical ways to nest delimiters.
However, as those are not (universally) supported on other major systems, and because CommonMark is not yet at
Is there any interest in adding this support?
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Mar 5, 2015
I trust you saw this rationale in the spec:
Specifying a syntax that allows indefinitely nested paired quotes, and implementing this in an efficient way, doesn't seem to me to be worth it, given how rarely this is needed and given the availability of several alternative methods for including quotes in titles.
If you're just looking for a way to render a title containing a quotation mark into Markdown in a way that will work with multiple Markdown implementations, may I suggest using