[Doc-SIG] reserved characters

Edward Welbourne Edward Welbourne <eddy@chaos.org.uk>
Sat, 17 Mar 2001 13:57:45 +0000 (GMT)

> Not also that '[a, b, c]' is not always python code.  It's also
> mathematical notation..  Same with 'x*y'.
as far as I'm concerned, mathematics and programs are the same stuff:
crucially, neither is `plain text', so they aren't first-class citizens
of the doc-string - they can both expect to be shoved inside #ghettos#
of one sort or another.  Ergo, no issue here.

Albeit my plaintext denotations can mostly live peacefully in doc-strings: