[Standards] Markdown in XMPP IM

Goffi goffi at goffi.org
Wed Jan 6 16:28:00 UTC 2016


Le mercredi 6 janvier 2016, 15:29:31 Peter Waher a écrit :

> > Alternatively, if it's just about easier input, support Markdown on
> > the sending side and use XHTML-IM. I don't think we really need more
> > ways of formatting messages.
> 
> You would not be able to recover the markdown this way, which might be of
> interest (see my response earlier).

Actually we do recover Markdown from XHTML. Of course you can have some loss; 
but in practice it's working pretty well (you can test on our demo: 
https://libervia.org, choose markdown in settings/parameters/composition)

Markdown is not standardized, and there will probably always be different 
flavours, I don't think it fit with XMPP, and it should definitely be a client 
only feature and not in a XEP in my opinion.

Goffi


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