Make `js` alias for `javascript`


#1

When assigning a language to code blocks, I often use js to mean javascript. This is not recognised by the markdown engine(?) these forums use, so I am forced to go back and replace it with javascript. Having js as an alias would help a lot, especially as it is valid in the language-gfm package and other markdown places (like GitHub).


#2

I have doubts the Discourse developers frequent the Atom forum for issues/feature requests about their software. You should tell them directly:


#3

Thanks. I wasn’t sure if this was a discourse thing, or something the Atom team maintains.


#4

Update: The discourse team has seen it, and seem supportive of the idea. It’s the weekend though, so no further progress expected until Monday.

Edit: Here is the link to the post