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What's the difference between the wmd editor and the one hosted on github?
Where's the WMD editor open source project?

I feel that the editor I'm using to input questions on Stack Overflow is a very smooth, comfortable and easy to use beast.

Is it a variety of CKEditor or developed from scratch?

If possible, I want use it in my own website.

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marked as duplicate by Jeremy Banks, balpha Feb 29 '12 at 15:03

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It may be smooth, comfortable and easy to use, but WYSIWYG? – innaM Oct 19 '09 at 8:24
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Indeed, the people behind WMD prefer to call it Wysiwym (What You See Is What You Mean): wmd-editor.com – Jonik Oct 19 '09 at 11:21
    
I've made my own alternative: blog.gauffin.org/2012/02/… MPL licensed. – jgauffin Feb 29 '12 at 13:22
    
Links to wmd-editor.com look defunct, this might be the current link? code.google.com/p/wmd – Nanne Feb 29 '12 at 13:22
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@Nanne code.google.com/p/pagedown – balpha Feb 29 '12 at 15:03

As mentioned in this SO blog post it's the WMD Markdown Editor

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