Draft PEP on RSON configuration file format
john at castleamber.com
Fri Mar 5 16:55:11 CET 2010
Steven D'Aprano <steve at REMOVE-THIS-cybersource.com.au> writes:
> On Fri, 05 Mar 2010 18:36:06 +1300, Gregory Ewing wrote:
>> Paul Rubin wrote:
>>> ReST was another solution in search of a problem.
>> I think the basic idea behind ReST is quite good, i.e. understanding as
>> markup various typographical conventions that make sense in plain text,
>> such as underlined headings, bullets, numbered paragraphs.
>> Unfortunately it went overboard with a slew of cryptic codes for
>> footnotes, hyperlinks, etc. that nobody would naturally think to use in
>> a plain text document.
> I use footnotes all the time in plain text documents and emails. I
> don't think there's anything bizarre about it at all.
.. [#] the keyword is ReST.
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