This awk script reads markdown files and generates html from them. Compared to other implementations of markdown in awk, it tries to do the right thing most of the time.
You can use
markdown.awk to generate html pages from your plaintext notes, or send html emails with mutt.
This is a work in progress
You can try it out by converting this readme to html:
awk -f markdown.awk README.md
Here's a list of supported markdown primitives
Distributed under the terms of the BSD License