[OSM-dev] Line breaks in changeset comments

Tom Hughes tom at compton.nu
Wed Apr 1 21:43:01 UTC 2015

On 01/04/15 22:27, Antje wrote:

> I recently posted a changeset comment with line breaks but they do not
> show up – well, at least in practice.
> Example of the issue.
> - http://www.openstreetmap.org/changeset/29891202
> Check the HTML code of the page: the line breaks are where the paragraph
> tags end and then start.

Changeset comments, like notes, are treated as plain text because they 
need to be rendered in a narrow side bar so allowing full markdown is 
not really a good idea. A double newline will therefore be required to 
get a paragraph break.


Tom Hughes (tom at compton.nu)

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