Markdown in wordpress

I’m just starting to use [markdown][md], a simple markup language that looks a lot like the old plaintext email syntax common on the early intarpipes.

Here’s how you write **bold** and _italics_, and
here’s how you write a link to [stevecooper.org][scorg]

[scorg]: http://www.stevecooper.org

which turns into

Here’s how you write **bold** and _italics_, and here’s how
you write a link to [stevecooper.org][scorg]

[scorg]: http://www.stevecooper.org

this words with [Wordpress] which powers this blog, and is also available as a little script to turn your plain ole text files into lovely html. Nice if you’re more comfortable using plain text over html. Or if, like me, you’ve got a huge chunk of stuff already written in it…

[md]: http://daringfireball.net
: http://www.wordpress.com

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