[IPython-dev] notebook idea: reST rendering of docstrings?

Thomas Kluyver takowl@gmail....
Fri Jan 27 05:05:04 CST 2012


On 27 January 2012 09:31, Hans Meine <hans_meine@gmx.net> wrote:

> when looking at complex docstrings, e.g. typing 'subprocess?' in the
> ipython
> notebook, I would like to get a beatiful HTML rendering of the reST code.
>

This came up just the other day on the ipython-user mailing list, in fact.
Yes, it should be possible to turn reST into HTML on the Python side.
Here's the discussion:

http://comments.gmane.org/gmane.comp.python.ipython.user/7445

CCing Jonathan, who proposed it there - perhaps you can collaborate on it.

Thomas
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