On Apr 20, 2004, at 5:36 AM, Curt Hibbs wrote:

> David Heinemeier Hansson wrote:
>>
>> * Added Markdown (BlueCloth 0.2.0b) and RDoc [Mauricio FernŠŌdez] as
>> command-line markup choices
>
> Minor problem: the edit quick-help for Markdown formatting says the 
> *text*
> is bolded text when, in fact, both _text_ and *text* are emphasis 
> (italic).
>
> I can't find any way to specify bold text in Markdown, does anyone out 
> there
> know how to do this?

 From the Markdown syntax definition page 
(http://daringfireball.net/projects/markdown/syntax):

Text wrapped with one * or _ will be wrapped with an HTML <em> tag; 
double *√‘ or _√‘ will be wrapped with an HTML <strong> tag.

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