[Doc-SIG] verse construct (was Re: [Docutils-develop] Parsing oddness)

David Goodger goodger@users.sourceforge.net
Thu, 09 May 2002 00:09:33 -0400

> > Perhaps, although I don't think people will want to end a
> > paragraph with a semicolon.

> What I meant is:
> I assume that ";;" will translate to a single colon (or not)
> according to the same rules as used for "::"

I see.  I wasn't making the same assumption.  Were we to implement
syntax for the verse construct, that may be a useful approach.  But
since a directive will suffice for now, the point is moot.  We'll
keep a record of the idea for posterity though.

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