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authorfiddlosopher <fiddlosopher@788f1e2b-df1e-0410-8736-df70ead52e1b>2006-12-31 19:41:44 +0000
committerfiddlosopher <fiddlosopher@788f1e2b-df1e-0410-8736-df70ead52e1b>2006-12-31 19:41:44 +0000
commite9abe72a274d2dc1149fe2976d2eafaee017d371 (patch)
tree92e4ee9fd3f24a44a24986c5de781fd9aad92f66 /man
parent0d182772f9fb6b37de7d7a198709136e6c76e0a8 (diff)
Added a note to pandoc(1) man page about the differences between
standard markdown and Pandoc's markdown-variant. git-svn-id: https://pandoc.googlecode.com/svn/trunk@361 788f1e2b-df1e-0410-8736-df70ead52e1b
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diff --git a/man/man1/pandoc.1 b/man/man1/pandoc.1
index d8b226977..820be3276 100644
--- a/man/man1/pandoc.1
+++ b/man/man1/pandoc.1
@@ -33,6 +33,11 @@ converts \fIchap1.txt\fR from markdown to LaTeX. And
.PP
converts \fIREADME\fR from markdown to HTML.
.PP
+Pandoc's version of markdown is an extended variant of standard
+markdown: the differences are described in the \fIREADME\fR file in
+the user documentation. If standard markdown syntax is desired, the
+\fB\-\-strict\fR option may be used.
+.PP
\fIPandoc\fR uses the UTF\-8 character encoding for both input and output.
If your local character encoding is not UTF\-8, you should pipe input
and output through \fBiconv\fR: