[Python-Dev] Re: Docutils/reStructuredText is ready to process PEPs

Eric S. Raymond esr@thyrsus.com
Thu, 1 Aug 2002 00:31:07 -0400

Ka-Ping Yee <python-dev@zesty.ca>:
> I am not against structured text processing systems in general.
> I think that something of this flavour would be a great solution
> for PEPs and docstrings, and that David has done an impressive
> job on RST.  It's just that RST is much too big (for me).

And if we're going to pay the transition costs to move to a
heavyweight markup, it ought to be DocBook, same direction GNOME and 
KDE and the Linux kernel and FreeBSD and PHP are going.
		<a href="http://www.tuxedo.org/~esr/">Eric S. Raymond</a>