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using misaka instead of python-markdown2

asked 2011-08-07 18:14:18 -0600

mether gravatar image

updated 2011-08-07 18:18:50 -0600

Have you looked at http://misaka.61924.nl/ ? Seems to be much more faster than python-markdown2 that Askbot is using now. Misaka is a python binding to Sundown, a C library to parse markdown. It is being developed and used by the Github folks and apparently also by Reddit.

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answered 2011-08-07 18:22:42 -0600

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Right now we are not limited by the speed of converting markdown into HTML. Maybe something to keep in mind for the later.

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I am thinking of potential performance issues since I hope my deployment will become popular. In any case, I agree this isn't likely to be a serious issue now but do take a look at using it when you have time. It doesn't hurt to be more efficient :-)
mether gravatar imagemether ( 2011-08-07 18:27:22 -0600 )edit

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