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

Guido van Rossum guido@python.org
Thu, 09 May 2002 08:36:33 -0400

> Paul Moore wrote:
> > As a related point, I personally would prefer ``*emphasis*``
> > to be bold, not italic, as this is the usage I see most
> > frequently in E-Mail.

[Tony Ibbs]
> Interesting. For me, *because* I see the asterisk delimitation more
> often, I want it to be italic - italic for me is more emphasised (easier
> to discriminate) than bold.

FWIW, I'm with Tony.

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