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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 01:04:04 GMT

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Joe Schaefer commented on INFRA-9705:
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If you drop elementid.mdx you probably will be breaking several sites that depend on it, including
www.apache.org and lucene.apache.org.  The new "equivalent" functionality MAY NOT WORK with
sites like lucene that mix templating inside their markdown pages.  You'd need to test to
be sure.



> 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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