[Catalog-sig] Syntax highlighting for code examples on PyPI

Michael Foord fuzzyman at gmail.com
Mon Oct 18 14:59:23 CEST 2010

On 18 October 2010 13:33, Éric Araujo <merwok at netwok.org> wrote:

> > A few lines of code in PyPI hooking up Pygments into reStructured Text
> > (Pygments provides a ready made directive for this purpose) and including
> > the pygments css in PyPI pages would allow this.
> FTR, there are two ways to integrate reST and Sphinx: The sourcecode
> pure-reST directive provided by Pygments and the code-block directive
> available in Sphinx.  For long_description values built from external
> files that are also part of a Sphinx-made documentation, code-block can
> be used but not sourcecode.
> Of course, Georg knows that, being the author of both, and his plan to
> use heuristics and not force any directive sounds good.  On the other
> hand, the directives allow one to specify the language, which can be
> useful for config file examples on PyPI pages.

Also for C code examples which some PyPI packages use. I don't think "sphinx
style" *precludes* specifying the language though?


> Regards

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