[Doc-SIG] Some random thoughts
Wed, 08 Mar 2000 08:23:53 +0000
David Ascher wrote:
>> So perhaps what we need is a markup for code fragments (and
>> I'd agree that an identifier could be seen as a special instance of a code
>> fragment) and something else for genuine <code> markup.
> Uh? What's non-genuine code markup?
Sorry, I should have made myself clearer: genuine <tt> (typewriter style)
markup. I think there's a need for both.
>> My first complaint about StructuredText is that there isn't a
>> protocol for escaping character; if there is (and there *has*
>> to be in my opinion. It's possibly the biggest
>> single ommission at the moment), then the problem goes away.
> Fine. How should that work?
It could be as simple as using a backslash character \ much as in current
Python strings. I'm not arguing for anything complicated, just something :)