How to format a text containing underscore (like for instance "A_B") to italic style ?
Here's an example which fails in parsing somehow (from a quick test just on underscore):
Use a HTML tag (
produces A_B. The underscore makes Markdown fail to interpret the markup as intended.
They fix various issues, the major ones being:
I have tested this change on 50,000 Meta posts (where every Markdown edge case that exists is exploited somewhere, so it's a good test bed). The only place where this made a difference that wasn't clearly positive was this question, where the italicized footnote was created with
All other locations where I found a difference caused by this change are a definite improvement.
This already worked correctly in comments.