CommonMark changed the way I number lists



  1. this is a test
  • should be #2
  • should be #3

Looks like numbering has changed:


Help us test a new composer style
(Jeff Atwood) #2

This has absolutely nothing to do with the composer style, check for yourself at

(Sam Saffron) #3

* denotes an un-numbered list, same as -

Previous implementation we had was buggy, current CommomMark implementation is working fine and as @codinghorror mentioned is according to spec.

If you wish to achieve something similar in CommonMark try:

1. test
1. test 
1. test
  1. test
  2. test
  3. test

(Anton) #4

Is this composer style available for our Discourse instances, or is it something unique to Meta? Searching “composer” in site settings shows nothing new.

(Joshua Rosenfeld) #5

It has not been merged into master / tests-passed yet. We wanted to work out all the kinks first. I believe the plan is to merge it Monday, but there’s no guarantee.