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From "Joe Schaefer (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Commented] (INFRA-9705) Remove elementid Markdown extension
Date Thu, 02 Jul 2015 02:04:05 GMT

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Joe Schaefer commented on INFRA-9705:
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If it were my call to phase out elementid I would leave it running for 90 days so you have
backwards-compatibility for three full months once you announce the intention to phase it
out.  Just run with everything enabled that you want, since the syntax is mutually incompatible
there will be no conflicts for the duration of the phaseout.

> Remove elementid Markdown extension
> -----------------------------------
>
>                 Key: INFRA-9705
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/INFRA-9705
>             Project: Infrastructure
>          Issue Type: Bug
>          Components: CMS, Website
>         Environment: https://svn.apache.org/repos/infra/websites/cms/build/mdx_elementid.py
> https://svn.apache.org/repos/infra/websites/cms/build/markdownd.py
>            Reporter: Sebb
>         Attachments: INFRA-9705.patch
>
>
> The elementid Markdown extension appears to have been originally intended to handle Special
Attributes as per PHP Markdown Extras [1]. However it was not a complete implementation.
> The elementid extension code was later extended to try to handle permalinks as per Subversion
[2]. However it turned out that this code interfered with TOC processing.
> It would of course be possible to fix both of these issues, however there seems little
point as the Python Markdown module includes atttribute lists [3] as well as permalinks [4].
> I think it therefore makes sense to disable elementid by removing it from markdownd.py:EXTENSIONS.
> Attribute lists and permalinks can then be enabled separately; see related JIRAs.
> [1] https://michelf.ca/projects/php-markdown/extra/#spe-attr
> [2] http://subversion.apache.org/style/site.css
> [3] https://pythonhosted.org/Markdown/extensions/attr_list.html
> [4] https://pythonhosted.org/Markdown/extensions/toc.html#usage



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