“I don’t want to extend Markdown by adding tons of crazy new functionality, or radically change the way it currently works, or anything like that. I’d be opposed to such changes. I just want to solidify and standardize the simple, useful version of Markdown that is working so well for everyone right now. I want there to be an unambiguous, basic standard that everyone using Markdown can expect to work when they begin typing.”
Jeff Atwood via Coding Horror
Read the full text here: http://www.codinghorror.com/blog/2012/10/the-future-of-markdown.html.