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A50dcaaf8e545e6cc1fb4e32919be6ad?d=identicon&s=25 Jason Garber (jgarber)
on 2009-06-10 21:39
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Release Name: RedCloth-4.2.0

This release makes a *significant change* to list formatting that breaks
backward compatibility but adds significant utility to styling
individual list
items. If you use formatting on bullet and numbered lists, be sure to
about this change in the CHANGELOG.

Also in this release:
* Ruby 1.9 string encodings are preserved
* Table cell parsing has been enhanced to handle empty cells and cells
   containing text with line breaks
* A major regression in the handling of notextile blocks has been fixed
* There is better handling of quotes inside quoted phrases, question
   inside citations, etc.
* Numerous LaTeX fixes thanks to NASA scientist Bil Kleb.
* A pure-Ruby version of the state machine for those that absolutely
   compile the C extension or use the precompiled JRuby or Win32
   Consider yourself warned, however, that it's slow, doesn't handle
   strings, and isn't compatible with Ruby 1.9.  It's only provided as
a last
   resort for people who would otherwise be forced to use RedCloth
3.0.4. The
   generated ruby source is not being released to protect lazy people
   themselves.  If you must use it, you must build it yourself.

Changes in RedCloth 4.2.0

* Fixed image with title, href, and text afterward not being made a
link. [Jason Garber]

* Pass string encoding through in Ruby 1.9. [Jason Garber]

* Allow two-letter acronyms. [Jason Garber]

* Removed vertical alignment in lists. It doesn't make sense and it
conflicts with other things. [Jason Garber]

* Allow table cells to be empty. [Jason Garber]

* Resolve conflict between table signature and blocks beginning with
t. [Jason Garber]

* Enable code signature to capture trailing space when in square
brackets. [Jason Garber]

* Allow emphasized phrases to include underscores. [Jason Garber]

* Include an ending question mark in a citation. [Jason Garber]

* Fix <notextile> blocks being included in following paragraph. [Jason

* Preserve leading whitespace in pre and bc blocks. [Jason Garber]

* Don't add hard break after preexisting <br />. [Jason Garber]

* Switched tests from Test::Unit to Rspec. [Jason Garber]

* Accept multiline content in table cells. [Jason Garber]

* Change to list attributes so you can give style/class to list items
(taken from PyTextile).  Breaks backwards compatibility.

   Before, the style applied to the first list item applied to the
entire list.  Now, class/id/style placed
   before the list applies to the list element and after the hash or
asterisk applies to the list item.  For
                                    <ul id="groceries">
     (#groceries)# Milk               <li>milk</li>
     # Eggs                           <li>eggs</li>
     #(optional) granola              <li class="optional">granola</li>

* Separated attributes out to have their own mark/store variable and
regs.  This way, they won't conflict with captured text or backtracked
text. [Jason Garber]

* Added a RedCloth::EXTENSION_LANGUAGE constant so you can tell what
version of the parser you are using. [Jason Garber]

* Added a NotCompiledError to give a friendlier message when people
just unpack RedCloth into their projects. [Jason Garber]

* Added a pure-ruby version of the parser for times when you can't
compile the C or Java extensions.  You should avoid using it if at all
possible because it is 32 times slower (and has some other problems,
too)! [Jason Garber]

* Ignore spaces and tabs on blank lines between blocks. #120 [Jason

* Allow HTML tags with quoted attributes to be inside link text.  To
do this, I had to remove the possibility that attributes in HTML tags
could have spaces around the equals sign or unquoted attributes.  This
change also greatly expands the complexity of the state machine, so
compilation takes a long time. Sorry. [Jason Garber]

* Many improvements to the LaTeX formatter by Bil Kleb, a NASA
scientist who's been working with LaTeX for 20 years.  Thanks, Bil!
4995c7ce9523ce00dea01362cb976196?d=identicon&s=25 Kornelius Kalnbach (Guest)
on 2009-06-20 20:56
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the latest update of RedCloth broke a feature that I was using:

$ echo '@[ruby]puts "Hello, World!"@' | redcloth _4.1.9_
<p><code lang="ruby">puts "Hello, World!"</code></p>


$ echo '@[ruby]puts "Hello, World!"@' | redcloth _4.2.0_
<p><code>[ruby]puts "Hello, World!"</code></p>

the coderay/for_redcloth extension used the old syntax to enable syntax
highlighting for @ and bc. code blocks.

feature or bug?

387fb00ef9d6d523d43018d9c81ab36b?d=identicon&s=25 Jonathan Linowes (Guest)
on 2009-06-21 05:00
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Is this a bug?

table{ font-size: 80%; }.
|_. FIELD |_. VALUE |
|Title|Mary Had a Little Lamb|


table{ font-style: italic; }.
|_. FIELD |_. VALUE |
|Title|Mary Had a Little Lamb|

387fb00ef9d6d523d43018d9c81ab36b?d=identicon&s=25 Jonathan Linowes (Guest)
on 2009-06-21 08:09
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also, I've started getting this warning, can't say for certain its
from my upgrade from 4.1.9 to 4.2.1 but i'm pretty sure it is.
Any ideas why?

uninitialized constant Gem::Specification::PLATFORM_CROSS_TARGETS
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