[Standards] Markdown in XMPP IM

Tory Patnoe (tpatnoe) tpatnoe at cisco.com
Wed Jan 6 18:18:24 UTC 2016


Restructured text is a more standard format similar to markdown. I believe it started with python function documentation.

  http://docutils.sourceforge.net/docs/ref/rst/restructuredtext.html


-- Tory


> On Wed Jan 6, 2016, at 11:04 , Travis Burtrum <travis at burtrum.org> wrote:
> 
> On 01/06/2016 12:53 PM, Ashley Ward wrote:
>> <content-type xmlns=“xmpp:contenttype:0”>text/x-markdown</content-type>
> 
> Except markdown means nothing, there is no standard, and no common
> implementation.
> 
> I love markdown, but just because your markdown converts with your tool
> to a format you want, doesn't mean anyone else can get that same output
> with any other tool.
> 
> I'd think to standardize this as a XEP you'd want to specify a specific
> markdown standard, the only one I know of being CommonMark.
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