Bug#567378: Using alternatives for /usr/bin/markdown?
bernd at bzed.de
Tue Feb 16 09:40:27 UTC 2010
Damyan Ivanov wrote:
> -=| Bernd Zeimetz, Mon, Feb 08, 2010 at 10:50:28PM +0100 |=-
>> Is there a reason why markdown should be kept in the archive then?
> I think no. But the package is still listed as maintained as Matt
> Kraai. Matt, do you mind the proposed removal of the markdown package
> in favour of libtest-markdown-perl and python-markdown?
The old /usr/bin/markdown is supposed to be a lot faster than the new perl
variant, so I'm wondering if it makes sense to keep it. Also we could probably
compare the speed of the Python version with the to Perl implementations. The
fastest one should be preferred in alternatives.
Bernd Zeimetz Debian GNU/Linux Developer
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