Kramdown 0.6.0 released

About kramdown

kramdown (sic, not Kramdown or KramDown, just kramdown) is a free
GPL-licensed Ruby library for parsing a
superset of Markdown. It is completely written in Ruby, supports
standard Markdown (with some minor modifications) and various
extensions that have been made popular by the [PHP Markdown Extra]
package and [Maruku].
Homepage for installation instructions and documentation:

kramdown 0.6.0 released

This release adds syntax support for block and inline LaTeX math (for
example: $$e^{i\pi}=?$$). Aside from that there are the usual small
enhancements and bug fixes.


  • Major changes:

    • Added syntax support for block and inline LaTeX math
  • Minor changes:

    • Added a man page for the kramdown binary
    • Added a CLI option for selecting the input format and changed the
      output format option to -o
    • Small syntax change for list items: the last list item text is now
      also wrapped in a paragraph tag if all other list items are.
    • Added documentation on available parsers and converters
  • Bug fixes:

    • Fixed problem where clearly invalid email autolinks were permitted
      (reported by Eric Sunshine)
    • Added documentation for autolinks (reported by Eric Sunshine)
    • Fixed performance problem related to emphasis parsing (reported by
      Chris Heald)
    • Fixed bug RF#27957: document templates were missing from
      distribution packages (reported by Alex Bargi)
    • Fixed problem with LaTeX converter handling HTML elements not
  • Deprecation notes:

    • The CLI options -f will be removed in the next release.

Thomas L. wrote:

kramdown 0.6.0 released

  • Added syntax support for block and inline LaTeX math

Looking forward to checking this out!

Keep up the great work with kramdown, Thomas.

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