there’s a pernicious bug inside of instapaper that drives me absolutely bonkers. it is as follows.
IFTTT <br> compression
when using multple
<br> tags within an IFTTT recipe to achieve the moral equivalent of a
\n for formatting purposes or to enable markdown rendering of content in a downstream application multiple
<br> tags are compressed into a single
this prevents markdown from being properly formatted within dayone or any other application that does basic rendering of markdown enabled text.
IFTTT bug filing nit
there doesn’t appear to be any facilitate to bring this matter up or track its resolution with IFTTT. a tweet to them per the suggestion (here) has met with silence. i suspect i should keep trying on a regular basis.