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Guidance on Markdown: Design Philosophies, Stability Strategies, and Select Registrations (RFC7764)

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Original Publication Date: 2016-Mar-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2016-Mar-23
Document File: 56 page(s) / 51K

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Abstract

Leonard Informational [Page 2]

RFC 7764 Guidance on Markdown and text/markdown March 2016

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Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)                        S. Leonard Request for Comments: 7764                                 Penango, Inc. Category: Informational                                       March 2016 ISSN: 2070-1721

                          Guidance on Markdown:   Design Philosophies, Stability Strategies, and Select Registrations

Abstract

   This document elaborates upon the text/markdown media type for use    with Markdown, a family of plain-text formatting syntaxes that    optionally can be converted to formal markup languages such as HTML.    Background information, local storage strategies, and additional    syntax registrations are supplied.

Status of This Memo

   This document is not an Internet Standards Track specification; it is    published for informational purposes.

   This document is a product of the Internet Engineering Task Force    (IETF).  It represents the consensus of the IETF community.  It has    received public review and has been approved for publication by the    Internet Engineering Steering Group (IESG).  Not all documents    approved by the IESG are a candidate for any level of Internet    Standard; see Section 2 of RFC 5741.

   Information about the current status of this document, any errata,    and how to provide feedback on it may be obtained at    http://www.rfc-editor.org/info/rfc7764.

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 RFC 7764         Guidance on Markdown and text/markdown       March 2016

 Table of Contents

   1.  Dive into Markdown . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  3

     1.1. On Formats  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  3

     1.2. Markdown Design Philosophy  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  4

     1.3. Uses of Markdown  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  5

     1.4. Uses of Labeling Markdown Content as text/markdown  . . . .  6

     1.5. Definitions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  6

   2.  Strategies for Preserving Media Type...