However, velocity still PARSES the contents of this block, which of course results in parsing exceptions.
My feeling with "literal" is that it is completely UNINTERPRETED content?
This SHOULD work:
var myId = 'someID';
|Field||Original Value||New Value|
|Issue Type||Bug [ 1 ]||Improvement [ 4 ]|
|Status||Open [ 1 ]||Resolved [ 5 ]|
|Resolution||Fixed [ 1 ]|
|Fix Version/s||1.7 [ 12313453 ]|
|Workflow||jira [ 12449272 ]||Default workflow, editable Closed status [ 12551607 ]|
|Workflow||Default workflow, editable Closed status [ 12551607 ]||jira [ 12552491 ]|