[IPython-dev] notebook questions
Sat Sep 17 18:52:09 CDT 2011
On 9/16/11 10:44 PM, Gael Varoquaux wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 16, 2011 at 08:41:23PM -0700, MinRK wrote:
>> I noticed that github allows you to choose between several different
>> languages for wiki input so I thought you might have something like
>> that in mind. I've been using reST for docstrings, sphinx docs, and
>> github so I selfishly would prefer not to have to learn another
>> simplified markup language.
>> That makes sense, and I expect we will get this request often. The
>> problem is reST is really a horrible language
>> for in-browser cell markup (as opposed to full document markup, for which
>> it is designed),
> Actually, reST was originally designed to write docstrings.
Nope, it was designed for writing whole web pages in Zope.
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that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had
an underlying truth."
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