[openstreetmap-website] Markdown (#28)

Richard Weait richard at weait.com
Mon Mar 12 14:31:14 GMT 2012

On Sat, Mar 10, 2012 at 10:08 AM, Tom Hughes <tom at compton.nu> wrote:
> On 06/03/12 19:22, Tom Hughes wrote:
>> This branch updates the web site to accept Markdown test formatting
>> everywhere (diary entries, comments, messages, user descriptions) where
>> blocks of text can be entered. I hope this is an in improvement over the
>> current situation where we accept HTML subject to sanitisation, and also
>> attempt to auto-link URLs. A live version can be found on the dev server:
>>     http://markdown.apis.dev.openstreetmap.org/
>> Each text area now comes with a side panel displaying brief help text and
>> buttons allowing the user to switch between edit mode and a preview view.
> So has anybody had a chance to look at this? What do you all think?

I just had a look at it and from a userPOV it's pretty slick.  The
side panel tips got me going right away.


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