Commit b886d833 authored by Robert Speicher's avatar Robert Speicher

Merge branch 'markdown-parser-documentation' into 'master'

Adds mention of Redcarpet as Markdown parser in docs

It makes it easier for users to find the source of issues related to
Markdown parsing.

[ci skip]

See merge request !3168
parents 5c1dba67 b0402050
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## GitLab Flavored Markdown (GFM) ## GitLab Flavored Markdown (GFM)
_GitLab uses the [Redcarpet Ruby library][redcarpet] for Markdown processing._
For GitLab we developed something we call "GitLab Flavored Markdown" (GFM). It extends the standard Markdown in a few significant ways to add some useful functionality. For GitLab we developed something we call "GitLab Flavored Markdown" (GFM). It extends the standard Markdown in a few significant ways to add some useful functionality.
You can use GFM in You can use GFM in
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## Code and Syntax Highlighting ## Code and Syntax Highlighting
_GitLab uses the [rouge ruby library][rouge] for syntax highlighting. For a _GitLab uses the [Rouge Ruby library][rouge] for syntax highlighting. For a
list of supported languages visit the rouge website._ list of supported languages visit the Rouge website._
Blocks of code are either fenced by lines with three back-ticks <code>```</code>, or are indented with four spaces. Only the fenced code blocks support syntax highlighting. Blocks of code are either fenced by lines with three back-ticks <code>```</code>, or are indented with four spaces. Only the fenced code blocks support syntax highlighting.
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- [Dillinger.io](http://dillinger.io) is a handy tool for testing standard markdown. - [Dillinger.io](http://dillinger.io) is a handy tool for testing standard markdown.
[rouge]: http://rouge.jneen.net/ "Rouge website" [rouge]: http://rouge.jneen.net/ "Rouge website"
[redcarpet]: https://github.com/vmg/redcarpet "Redcarpet website"
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