Mozilla Status Board Text is Markdown

It isn’t documented anywhere that I can find, but Benjamin Smedberg’s handy Mozilla Status Board tool parses status text as Markdown, which is how I added a Didn’t header to the Done section of my status update with all the things I planned to do last week but didn’t make happen. (The Done, Next, and Coordination headers are all H4s, so I prepended four hash marks to #### Didn't to make it the same size).

(Note that [Markdown-style links]( don’t work and cause the entire section in which they appear to remain unparsed. However angle-bracketed URLs, as recommended by RFC 3986 <>, work when added to the ends of lines. And “bug ###” references are auto-linkified.)


Myk Melez

Myk is a Principal Software Architect and in-house entrepreneur at Mozilla. A Mozillian since 1999, he's contributed to the Web App Developer Initiative, PluotSorbet, Open Web Apps, Firefox OS Simulator, Jetpack, Raindrop, Snowl, Personas, Firefox, Thunderbird, and Bugzilla. He's just a cook. He's all out of bubblegum.


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