rendering and generating text/markdown parts

Subject: rendering and generating text/markdown parts

Date: Fri, 11 Aug 2017 00:41:52 -0400

To: Notmuch Mail

Cc: Steve Kemp

From: Daniel Kahn Gillmor

Using `Content-Type: text/markdown`

[Over on LWN, some discussion came up about rendering and generating
text/markdown variants of e-mails](

This is similar to (but maybe simpler than) [a proposal that was
discussed on the alot bug tracker earlier this

I thought i'd drop this mail as a marker for the start of a longer
discussion if anyone wants to try to take it further.

Next Steps

I think this mail is (hopefully) actually composed correctly as

Does anyone's MUA render it properly?  Anyone want to post screenshots
or other renderings?

Anyone have suggestions about message composition in markdown?