[Doc-SIG] suggestions for a PEP

Tony J Ibbs (Tibs) tony@lsl.co.uk
Mon, 19 Mar 2001 10:38:10 -0000

Edward Welbourne wrote:
> Tony, then Edward:
> >> On the other hand, sometimes people want that effect (the
> >> difficulties of mixing presentation and markup, and not being
> >> specificallty a typesetting language - ho hum).
> > Too bad for them. :)  If they really need *that much* control over
> > their typesetting, they shouldn't be using ST.
> If they're thinking that hard about layout, they aren't concentrating
> hard enough on writing API documentation and the result isn't going to
> be maintainable ('cos when I next fix a bug in their code, and update
> the docs, I'm going to have zero patience with their fancy layout, so
> I'm going to normalise it to something straightforward).

I agree. I *think* we were talking about indented paragraphs and lists -
it may well get simplified.

	(heh, we all agree - let's take over the world)


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