[Doc-SIG] using the same delimiter on the left and right..
Fri, 30 Mar 2001 09:57:34 -0500
Tony J Ibbs (Tibs) wrote:
> Goodger, David (?) wrote:
> > we don't
> > need all four of (inline, block) x (alien text, Python code);
> > I think that's up to the tool to deal with.
> NB: it's *not* "Python code" blocks - it's "doctest" blocks
So use the doctest-standard '>>> ' to start a literal block, such as::
Here's an example::
>>> import math
>>> print math.pi
Doctest won't care about the context (the '::' preceeding the doctest
I don't see the win in having both 'inline alien text' and 'inline Python
code'. The ugliness of the '#print "this is inline Python code"#' syntax far
outweighs its usefulness, IMO.