I just wrote an answer which contained the sentence
You need an IQueriable<TypeA>, but you have an IQueriable<TypeB>
Upon posting, the "invalid markdown tags" where silently deleted, so the actual post contained
You need an IQueriable, but you have an IQueriable
which sounds like a madman talking.
Sometime later I discovered the error, and added backticks, which is probably the correct way to format it
( You need an
IQueriable<TypeA>, but you have an
Not too sure whether it adds to readability if every variable and type name in a paragraph has a different font and shading than the surrounding text, but I digress. Escaping each bracket with
> is of course possible too.
But could we please have a warning when an invalid markdown tag is detected, instead of silently removing part of the answer?
This obviously will not help if the answer contains only valid markdown tags, which are not intended as markdown tags, but it would not hurt in that case either.