[SciPy-dev] Accessible SciPy (ASP) project

Perry Greenfield perry at stsci.edu
Mon Nov 1 08:27:28 CST 2004


On Oct 31, 2004, at 10:56 PM, eric jones wrote:
> Of the two options, ReST is much more preferable to me.  I, and many 
> others, use Word as my primary documenting tool and dislike LaTeX very 
> much.  Of the open options, I (and many others) would be most 
> comfortable in OpenOffice.  However, I also think that ReST has many 
> benefits (better diffs in a code repository, editable in any editor, 
> etc.) that are compelling.  Imposing the LaTeX learning curve and 
> infrastructure requirements on would-be contributors is too limiting 
> in my opinion.  So, of the imperfect solutions, ReST seems the most 
> palatable to the most people.
>
> eric
>
But what about equations? Seems to me that documenting numerical and 
scientific
libraries needs a good way of expressing equations and formulae. Does 
ReST support
this? (My previous looks at it didn't show much in that way).

Perry




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