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github publish: some markup conversion failures #850
The HTML in my post is a cleaned up version of Githubs HTML (with mentions of users and other issues removed to cut down the noise)
The following things in the created issue were unexpected:
EDIT: feel free to move this issue to granary or ask me to split it up or ... - happy to help you as much as I can.
It seems the nested list is something where the original markdown implementation and those based on it accept html2text's output (the markdown documentation doesn't appear to describe nested lists at all), but CommonMark, on which GitHub's markdown support is based, specified it explicitly in a way that requires a deeper indentation. Its specification has a section on this history: https://spec.commonmark.org/0.28/#motivation