/2017/07/unordered_lists_in_markdown

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anonymous:
riveting stuff
6:09 pm — Wednesday, 26 July 2017
Gruber the Booger:
Gruber should poll his DFwC readers.

I almost only use >
6:52 pm — Wednesday, 26 July 2017
anonymous:
Hey guys, did you remember that I made up markdown? Markdown? Have you heard of it?

I asked my buddies on Twitter, and they certainly have!
7:04 pm — Wednesday, 26 July 2017
Gruber F. Johnson:
Who gives a flying fuck of a rat's ass?
7:30 pm — Wednesday, 26 July 2017
ass:
This is what rattles around in that big mushy noggin of his.
8:40 pm — Wednesday, 26 July 2017
anonymous:
GRUBER HOT TAKE ALERT
9:35 pm — Wednesday, 26 July 2017
anonymous:
> The glaring omission in supported characters, of course, is an actual bullet (•). If Markdown had only been something I’d meant to use myself, or among friends, I would have made use of punctuation characters outside the 7-bit ASCII range, and literal bullets would have been first on the list.

LOOOOOOL sure grubs.
9:40 pm — Wednesday, 26 July 2017
grubes:
all lists are ordered. an unordered list is a set.
6:34 am — Thursday, 27 July 2017
To Be Fair:
>all lists are ordered. an unordered list is a set.

Uh, no.

"Unordered" and "ordered" lists have their own tags in HTML. And Markdown is a syntax that is explicitly meant to convert to HTML.
11:42 pm — Thursday, 27 July 2017
grubes:
Mathematicians must defer to full stack HTML "programmers", who can do both html AND CSS.
3:09 am — Friday, 28 July 2017
kill me already:
grubes is right. to be fair is right but only in the narrow HTML sense.
11:42 pm — Friday, 28 July 2017
Patrick Henry, the 2nd:
Hey Grubs, here's a thought. How about getting off your fat drunk ass and updating Markdown for this decade?
11:04 am — Monday, 7 August 2017
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