I wasn't sure where else to put it, so I decided upon Meta.Programmers.StackExchange.

If you evaluate the html generated for this post, you will notice that it generates mismatched tags when making bold-italic text:

<em><strong>Platform</em></strong> ...

I'm not particularly a W3C validation nut, but surely we can all agree this is wrong?

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Let's see:

Bold and Italic

***Bold and Italic***

This produces

<em><strong>Bold and Italic</em></strong>

I simply entered a space in the post, pressed the save button, and this re-rendered the post with correct output. The original post was from December 2008 so it reflects an earlier output parser.

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