Markdown (as defined by Pandoc) supports [fenced code blocks] and [verbatim] text. If I write
`foo`the output is
foo. If I write
`` `foo` ``the output is
`foo`. In other words, [verbatim] text works as expected.
How about fenced code blocks?
here's a fenced code block using three tildes
... nope, not to spec. >`````` here's a fenced code block using six backticks `````` Well, it almost got that one right. Almost. I was going to post another example, but putting more backticks in this post breaks the formatting of the previous examples. --- Filed under: [FUCKING HELL WHY DOES MARKDOWN DELETE TWO STANDARDS WHEN I PUSH BACKSPACE ONCE](#tag) [fenced code blocks]: http://johnmacfarlane.net/pandoc/README.html#fenced-code-blocks [verbatim]: http://johnmacfarlane.net/pandoc/README.html#verbatim