Join GitHub today
GitHub is home to over 31 million developers working together to host and review code, manage projects, and build software together.Sign up
Markdown inside HTML doesn't parse #178
Actually, according to spec, elements inside html blocks should not be parsed by md engine. It is assumed anything inside an HTML block is already in HTML so it shouldn't need to be parsed.
The original markdown.pl, however, had a way of parsing HTML blocks by "marking" them with
This was one of the project's original milestones. However, since no one has requested it yet I haven't thought of a way to implement it.
Do you think this is an important feature?
I would greatly enjoy this feature. My main use case is to be able to decorate markdown to look prettier. But I can understand why the original spec didn't make heavy provisions for it- markdown should be markdown, not markdown with html.
That being said github doesn't support this.