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markdown - Converts Markdown text to HTML

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package require Tcl 8.5 9
package require Markdown 1.2.4
package require textutil ?0.8?

::Markdown::convert markdown
::Markdown::register langspec converter


The package Markdown provides a command to convert Markdown annotated text into HMTL.

Supported markdown syntax

This markdown converter supports the original markdown by Gruber and Swartz (see their syntax page for details):

In addition, the following extended markdown sytax is supported, taken from PHP Markdown Extra and GFM (Github Flavoured Markdown):

Bugs, Ideas, Feedback

This document, and the package it describes, will undoubtedly contain bugs and other problems. Please report such in the category textutil of the Tcllib Trackers. Please also report any ideas for enhancements you may have for either package and/or documentation.

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Text processing