[Python-Dev] PEP 287: reStructuredText Standard Docstring Format
Wed, 3 Apr 2002 19:18:40 -0500
Jeremy Hylton writes:
> I believe that reST is a good structured text design, and I think it
> would be good to use it, e.g., to replace Zope's StructuredText.
Why does the community need a new structured text design? What is
wrong with existing markup methodologies? The PEP didn't answer these
with any cogent examples, IMHO.
The only rationale that I saw was existing use: the people that
already make use of it find it natural, and everyone else has to learn
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