Issue #5681 duplicate

Markdown Support for a Small Subset of HTML Tags (BB-6931)

Brent O'Connor
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It would be nice if the filter used to display Markdown files in the source view would render the HTML <strike> tag. I know this isn't supported for security reasons. However, it would still be cool if you could figure out a way to make a small subset of HTML tags work securely.

I have a todo list in the Markdown syntax and when I'm finished with a task I like to mark it as finished by wrapping the item in the <strike> tag.



    - Item 1
    - Item 2
    - Item 3


    - <strike>Item 4</strike>
    - <strike>Item 5</strike>
    - <strike>Item 6</strike>

Comments (6)

  1. Christopher Case

    In an attempt to consolidate discussion, I commented on one of the duplicates of this issue:

    BitBucket (as mentioned in #4412) uses Python Markdown for it's markdown rendering. Looking at the documentation, (specifically about safe_mode) the authors comment:

    See Also: HTML sanitizers (like Bleach) may provide a better solution for dealing with markdown text submitted by untrusted users. That way, both the HTML generated by Markdown and user submited raw HTML are fully sanitized.

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