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What the question says.

And regardless of the answer, is it the same as the one hosted here: http://code.google.com/p/markdownsharp/

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See the blog: Introducing MarkdownSharp‌​. –  Arjan Sep 22 '11 at 18:56
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For the fist part of the question, the code is reported to be under copyright of Jeff Atwood (2009-2011); it is visible in the fist lines of the source code (in the initial comment). The last commits done in the code hosted on Google are done by balpha.
For the second part of the question, it is not the same, as there are extensions used on Stack Exchange that are not included in MarkdownSharp.

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Extensions? Like what? (excluding TeX/Math) –  NullUserException อ_อ Sep 22 '11 at 18:41
    
@Null: please see meta.stackexchange.com/questions/95821/… (details on how SE does it straight from the horse's mouth) –  Shog9 Sep 22 '11 at 18:52
    
That copyright statement, if indeed present, surprises me a bit, as things originated from another project. –  Arjan Sep 22 '11 at 18:58
    
(As an aside: why the line breaks rather than regular paragraphs?) –  Arjan Sep 22 '11 at 19:02
    
@arjan this is covered here blog.stackoverflow.com/2009/12/introducing-markdownsharp –  Jeff Atwood Sep 22 '11 at 22:45
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