Draft PEP on RSON configuration file format
robert.kern at gmail.com
Sat Mar 6 02:15:46 CET 2010
On 2010-03-05 17:59 PM, Chris Rebert wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 5, 2010 at 2:45 PM, Aahz <aahz at pythoncraft.com
> <mailto:aahz at pythoncraft.com>> wrote:
> > In article <7xwrxv4vv7.fsf at ruckus.brouhaha.com
> <mailto:7xwrxv4vv7.fsf at ruckus.brouhaha.com>>,
> > Paul Rubin <no.email at nospam.invalid> wrote:
> >>ReST is another abomination that should never have gotten off the
> >>ground. It is one of the reasons I react so negatively to your
> >>config format proposal. It just sounds like more of the same.
> > Really? What should we use instead of reST?
> Markdown, Textile, or possibly Creole; reST has so little use outside of
> Python as to be nearly Python-specific.
> It'd be nice not to have to learn yet another markup language without
> good reason.
I believe ReST predates all of those mentioned.
"I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma
that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had
an underlying truth."
-- Umberto Eco
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