HTML Threshing Machine
Markdown is readable, HTML requires a threshing machine.
Podcast: Reconcilable Differences
Episode: 161: ASCII Salad Bar
Time Location: 00:29:52
The Markdown is meant to be readable as is by human beings, and not merely, like HTML, a, you know, sort of a pre-compiled format that you chuck into a threshing machine and that it grinds out into the real format.