[linux-elitists] mini-markup language?
Fri Aug 26 05:42:17 PDT 2005
On Thu, 2005-08-25 at 20:02 -0700, Teh Entar-Nick wrote:
> begin Don Marti quotation:
> > What's a good lightweight markup language to actually
> > write in?
> I've started using reST stuff in docutils. It's in the python-docutils
> To quote the developers, "It's a common itch, oft scratched." and you'll
> find a zillion tools out there. Each makes compromises, selects which
> formats to output, and otherwise sucks in its own subtle way.
I vote for this. It looks like a wiki style of notation, but produces
some very nice results.
> The big reason I went with reST was because of an LJ article about
> Clinton R. Nixon (who I knew from other fora). He seems to have some
> crazy scripts that make it spit out Scribus nonsense, though I've never
> found his code anywhere.
The nice thing about reStructuredText, simplicity and the quick
reference is easy to understand and completely lazy-ified.
Homeshizzle fo' reST be:
Da QuickFizzle cut'n you dis place:
Thanks, Nick... err yeah, another thing I get to learn.
The technology that is
Stronger, Better, Faster: Linux
Use Debian GNU/Linux, its a bazaar thing.
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