[wp-meta] [Making WordPress.org] #3164: Plugin Readme Standard > Update Markdown formatting

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#3164: Plugin Readme Standard > Update Markdown formatting
 Reporter:  barry.hughes  |      Owner:
     Type:  enhancement   |     Status:  new
 Priority:  normal        |  Milestone:
Component:  General       |   Keywords:
 The [https://wordpress.org/plugins/files/2017/03/readme.txt WordPress
 Plugin Readme Standard] implies that readmes follow the Markdown rules
 [http://daringfireball.net/projects/markdown/syntax detailed here] (Daring

 However, that doesn't seem to be so (indented code blocks aren't
 respected, as an example). In
 [https://meta.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/2655#comment:2 #2655 (comment 2)],
 though, it mentions that [https://michelf.ca/projects/php-markdown/extra/
 Markdown Extra] is the library that is ''actually'' used.

 If that's correct, can we swap out the Daring Fireball reference for the
 Markdown Extra one?

Ticket URL: <https://meta.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/3164>
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