Box doesn’t do Markdown


I attempted to preview a test.markdown file in Box:

We’re sorry, this file type is not currently supported.

I’ve come to just expect inline Markdown support in everything these days; it’s a surprise when a service doesn’t do it. NextCloud and Dropbox both do, along with login forms that don’t do this.

This post was originally set to be published yesterday, but Australian internet had other plans.

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