[Doc-SIG] Docststring markup process

Tony J Ibbs (Tibs) tony@lsl.co.uk
Wed, 14 Mar 2001 10:23:18 -0000

Edward D. Loper wrote:
> I'd like STminus
> to expand to eventually be able to provide a formal definition of
> STpy.

I'm glad you say that, 'cos I'd like it to be so as well.

> But, at any rate, the idea of doing 2 PEPs is to see which one people
> like better.  I'm not planning on proposing STminus001 as a formatting
> convention.  I think that's not very reasonable.  But Maybe
> STpyminus099 (i.e., STminus with py extensions (such as #..# and list
> items without blank lines), version 99).

I think that it is reasonable to have "sibling" PEPs, which don't
compete, if they help elucidate things. And I think we *should* be
adopting the STminus work "officially" - i.e., it merits a PEP on those
grounds alone.

But just my opinion (!!!)


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