Bug report: Markdown lists, particularly ordered
  • I have a couple example posts I'm using to test out my new site design and so this bug is the result of a rather contrived post in Markdown. Still it seems it should work. I have the following:

    * Sushi
    * Crackers
    * Beer

    1. Get Up
    2. Read Blogs
    3. Shower

    The preview for that Markdown will place all the items in a single unordered list with bullets preceding each. Additionally it puts blank lines between Crackers and Beer and Get Up and Read Blogs. As I say it is a contrived example and probably not something most people would ever try to do in a blog entry, but it may be indicative of other issues with the list handling.
  • Interesting test case. I confirmed that the issue is in the Markdown filter itself. So I guess this should probably go to John Gruber to see if he thinks it's something worth fixing in the script.

    Incidentally I notice that MarsEdit has 1.0 of Markdown, but 1.0.1 is the latest on the Markdown home page:

    http://daringfireball.net/projects/markdown/

    Nonetheless, it has the same issue.

    Daniel
  • Just an update. The plugin I use for WordPress to render Markdown ( http://www.michelf.com/projects/php-markdown/ ) handles this correctly.
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