[eeps] New EEP draft: -discontiguous declaration

Richard O'Keefe <>
Wed Jun 1 03:02:43 CEST 2011


On 31/05/2011, at 9:14 PM, Raimo Niskanen wrote:

> On Tue, May 31, 2011 at 10:51:54AM +1200, Richard O'Keefe wrote:
>> Having just read EEP 33 with some care, I note that it
>> in effect defines yet another dialect of Markdown.
>> This means that I cannot use any of the Markdown toolkits
>> I've located as a validator.
>> 
> 
> Can you elaborate? Is EEP 33 not just narrowing what is allowed,
> and specifying which element to use for what?

"Narrowing what is allowed" is indeed defining a new dialect.
How do I get a validator to check for these restrictions?

By the way, do read
http://blog.stackoverflow.com/2008/06/three-markdown-gotcha/
The issue about writing foo_bar_ugh in "plain text" is one
of peculiar relevance to Erlang.



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